CVS pays $535K in civil penalties over alleged filling of invalid Percocet prescriptions in R.I.

CVS HEALTH CORP. has agreed to a civil penalty of $535,000 for allegedly filling controlled substance prescriptions even though the pharmacists should have known that the prescriptions were invalid. The company denies wrongdoing even as it will pay the fine. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE
CVS HEALTH CORP. has agreed to a civil penalty of $535,000 for allegedly filling controlled substance prescriptions even though the pharmacists should have known that the prescriptions were invalid. The company denies wrongdoing even as it will pay the fine. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/CHRISTOPHER LEE
PROVIDENCE – CVS Health Corp. has agreed to pay a civil penalty of $535,000 to resolve federal allegations that the company’s retail stores violated the…

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