United States Supreme Court, Arkansas law, Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), jurisprudence, COVID-19 restrictions, Arkansas Supreme Court, Arkansas Tax Procedure Act, agency interpretations, exclusive remedy statute, de novo


The United States Supreme Court upheld an Arkansas law regulating how pharmacies are reimbursed by pharmacy benefit managers. In Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Ass’n, a unanimous Court decided that Arkansas Act 900, passed in 2015, was not pre-empted by the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (“ERISA”).