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I’ve been with Mutual Drug from the beginning. I wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t for them. They’ve helped me with everything.”- Chocky White, Owner, Pharmacist, Medical Arts Pharmacy
Ohio is struggling to bring transparency to the $2.5 billion its Medicaid system spends through its managed-care plans on prescription drugs each year. As it does that, one of its neighbors decided to take a drastically different path: Cut out the plan managers altogether. West Virginia's model puts health care outcomes over profits by using the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy to recommend drugs for patients. That saved the state $30 million in one year.
The latest effort from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is garnering industry attention. CMS on Tuesday unveiled a proposed rule, titled “Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses,” which includes provisions focused on direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR, fee reform.
Independent pharmacies are turning to new business models to combat big chains, PBMs and Amazon and in turn are seeing their businesses thrive.