In August 2017, a false advertising class-action lawsuit was filed against CVS. Among other things, plaintiffs allege that CVS deceptively represents that it provides customers with more affordable prescription drugs when, according to the complaint, customers who use insurance to pay for medicine are charged more than customers who do not use insurance and pay out of pocket for medicine. To learn more about the allegations in the complaint, click here
. (Schultz et al v. CVS Health Corp.
, Case No. 17-cv-359, D. RI.)
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