Medicare says drug refills shouldn’t be done without patient’s OK

Source: David Lazarus - The L.A. Times

Medicare called Friday for administrators of its Part D prescription-drug program to ensure that drugstores refill prescriptions only after receiving patient approval.

The move follows a series of columns in the Los Angeles Times revealing how CVS and other drugstore chains were routinely refilling prescriptions and billing insurers, including Medicare, without authorization.

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