New Hampshire has reached a $21.1 million settlement with a Missouri firm over the incorrect reporting of pharmacy profit providers price, the lawyer basic’s workplace stated Friday.
Centene and its associates Granite State Well being Plan, Inc. and NH Wholesome Households, Inc. are chargeable for one in every of three well being plans in New Hampshire’s Medicaid Care Administration Program. The state started investigating the prices, together with the pricing of prescribed drugs, after comparable investigations in different states grew to become public.
“This settlement represents a major restoration for New Hampshire taxpayers that adequately compensates the State for the monetary hurt it has suffered,” Lawyer Common John Formella stated in an announcement.
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The St. Louis-based Centene Corp., within the settlement settlement, denied legal responsibility, any wrongdoing, and any violation of any federal or state statute.
“This no-fault settlement displays our dedication to immediate and clear decision of this matter and relentless give attention to delivering high-quality healthcare outcomes to our members within the Granite State,” it stated in an announcement.
In current months, the corporate has settled with a number of different states following a two-year investigation into whether or not the agency had overcharged Medicaid for prescriptions. Kansas in December reached a $27.6 million settlement and Mississippi and Ohio in June settled lawsuits towards Centene for a complete of almost $144 million.