Diabetes Meds

Harris County’s deceptive trade practices claim against several companies that manufacture diabetes medication and companies that manage pharmacy benefits for most people in the U.S. may continue, a federal court in Houston ruled. The county claims a conspiracy between the manufacturers and pharmacy benefits managers created a “secret spread” between the reported price for diabetes drugs and the “true net” price for such drugs.

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Covid-19 in Prison

A federal court in Louisiana granted in part a diabetic inmate’s request for a temporary restraining order, finding that staff at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, must comply with internal policies and the governor’s recommendations about disinfecting common areas, wearing masks, and implementing social distancing measures to limit the spread of Covid-19. 

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