Archive for August, 2003


Lawmaker’s pharmacy may close over dispute

The Associated Press on Aug. 23, 2003, at 12 a.m.
OAKLAND | State Rep. Robert Nutting said Friday he will close his drugstore for good on Sept. 26 if no settlement is reached with the state in a dispute over Medicaid billings. Nutting, R-Oakland, made the announcement in front of a group of weeping supporters, who say the community …

DHS wants lawmaker’s invoices

The Associated Press on Aug. 22, 2003, at 12 a.m.
OAKLAND – Acting Department of Human Services Commissioner Peter Walsh is demanding that Rep. Robert Nutting turn over all invoices related to the state’s investigation of Nutting’s pharmacy. The Oakland Republican missed Thursday’s deadline for turning over the invoices, which detail how much True’s Pharmacy billed the state and federal …

Pharmacist proposes settlement over billing methods

The Associated Press on Aug. 13, 2003, at 12 a.m.
OAKLAND | A pharmacist accused of Medicaid overbilling and poor record-keeping has proposed a settlement with the state Department of Human Services to close the investigation. Rep. Robert Nutting, R-Oakland, who owns True’s Pharmacy, has proposed paying the federal government’s portion of the estimated $857,000 the state says he …