PENNSYLVANIA PHARMACISTS ASS-N v. HOUSTOUN, 00-1898
Plaintiff pharmacists and pharmacists' association, as Medicaid providers (as opposed to Medicaid recipients), may not bring an action under 42 U.S.C. section 1983 to enforce 42 U.S.C. section 1396a(30)(A), challenging the reimbursement rates paid to pharmacies under Pennsylvania's Medicaid program.
- Argued 04/20/2001
- Decided 03/13/2002
- Published 03/13/2002
Before BECKER, Chief Judge, MANSMANN, SCIRICA, NYGAARD, ALITO, ROTH, McKEE, RENDELL, BARRY, AMBRO, and FUENTES, Circuit Judges.
United States Third Circuit
Gregory L. Liacouras, (Argued), Leslie H. Smith, Joseph W. Marshall, III, Liacouras & Smith, LLP, Philadelphia, PA, for Appellants.
Joseph McHale, Kimberley A. HendrixStradley, Ronon, Stevens & Young, LLP, Philadelphia, PA, John A. Kane, (Argued), Commonwealth of PA, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Public Welfare, Harrisburg, PA, Doris M. Leisch, Chief of Litigation, Office of Legal Counsel, Department of Public Welfare, Philadelphia, PA, for Appellee.