UnitedHealthcare Sued Over Mail-Order Rx Program
California advocacy group Consumer Watchdog has filed a lawsuit against UnitedHealthcare, alleging that the insurer's mail-order prescription program is discriminatory under state civil rights law and threatens the health and safety of HIV/AIDS patients. The lawsuit is seeking statewide class certification, a court order to prevent implementation of the mail-order requirement, damages and attorney's fees.
- "Consumer Group Sues UnitedHealthcare Over Drugs" (Robertson, Sacramento Business Journal, 6/13).
- "UnitedHealth Sued on HIV Drug Policy" (Payers & Providers, 6/13).