State auditor says pharmacy benefits company should pay $24.5 million back

Betsy Price Government, Headlines

Saying Delaware state employees paid three times the average drugs costs from 2018 through 2020, state Auditor Kathy McGuiness believes Express Scripts should pay Delaware back $24.5 million. “While the national drug inflationary rate was 4.7 percent during those three years, Delaware paid a 20.1 percent increase in prescription costs,” she said in a press release. “That’s an abuse of …