What you don’t know can hurt you

In a recent decision, (Township Pharmacy v. Division of Medical Assistance and Health Services) a New Jersey appellate court upheld the denial of a pharmacy owner’s application to participate in the New Jersey Medicaid program as a pharmaceutical service provider because he failed to disclose an employee’s criminal past on his application.Despite the owner’s lack of knowledge of the pharmacy technician’s criminal background when he submitted his application to be a Medicaid provider and his subsequent firing of the employee once he discovered her criminal background, the court sustained the (Read more...)

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