Saturday, January 31, 2015
The Lowell Sun
BOSTON -- A Billerica pharmacy has agreed to pay more than $1.5 million to settle allegations it improperly billed and received payments from the state's Medicaid program when it automatically refilled prescription medications that were not requested by MassHealth patients or caregivers.
Neighborhood Diabetes, Inc., listed at 600 Technology Park Drive, unit 201, will pay more than $1.5 million in restitution to the state for the overpayments, and be subject to additional reporting requirements to ensure compliance in the future.
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