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Mohr v. UnitedHealth Group, Inc., No. 0:6-cv-03352-JNE-BRT

On October 4 2016, Plaintiff filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on behalf of a nationwide class, captioned Mohr v. UnitedHealth Group Inc., No. 0:16-cv-03352-JNE-BRT, alleging that Defendants UnitedHealth Group Inc., UnitedHealthcare, Inc., United Healthcare Services, Inc., UnitedHealthcare Insurance Co. Oxford Health Insurance, Inc. and UnitedHealthcare Community Plan, Inc., engaged in a practice of requiring pharmacies to charge insured patients unauthorized and excessive amounts for prescription drugs.  The complaint alleges that Defendants and their agents the “claw back” the excessive payments by forcing the pharmacies to pay the unauthorized charges to Defendants after collecting them from the insureds.  Plaintiff alleges that Defendants’ practices violate the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”) and the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act (“RICO”), breach their contracts, and violate provisions of several state laws.  Eight additional actions have been filed against Defendants alleging similar claims.

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