Bloomberg Law
Aug. 21, 2023, 6:53 PM

Cigna Will Settle Suit Over Alleged Pharmacy Clawbacks

Shweta Watwe
Shweta Watwe

A Cigna Group unit will settle a suit alleging it had a practice of overcharging for prescription drugs through a clawback scheme with OptumRx Inc.

The parties submitted a joint motion to stay deadlines so they could reach a formal settlement agreement in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut on Aug. 18.

  • The seven-year-old suit said Cigna overcharged plan participants for prescription drugs by as much as 300%
  • Cigna previously convinced a federal judge to deny class certification because of variations in plan language
  • The health insurer also defeated federal racketeering claims in March after Judge Jeffrey ...

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