PBMs

Supreme Court to take up PBM state regulations

Supreme Court to take up PBM state regulations

The U.S. Supreme Court has taken up a case reviewing how states regulate pharmacy benefit managers. Recent studies have found that PBM prices often exceed Medicaid fee-for-service drug prices, which has prompted states to break off their relationships with the PBMs.

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Protecting the pharmacies we trust: It’s time to hold pharmacy benefits managers accountable

Today, we find our pharmacies are under threat due to a variety of factors that require state legislative action to remedy, sooner rather than later. Otherwise, they could be forced to close their doors when they are needed to provide care and medications to their patients, often for less than the cost incurred to do so.

West Virginia Medicaid saves $54.4 million with Prescription Drug Carve-out

West Virginia Medicaid saves $54.4 million with Prescription Drug Carve-out

Congratulations to our independent West Virginia pharmacies on showing your value, saving the state money and keeping money local and in the hands of the people who earn it.

Drug Middlemen Got Big Markup in New York

Drug Middlemen Got Big Markup in New York

Pharmacy-benefit managers are taking increasingly large markups on generic drugs in New York, according to an analysis of Medicaid prescriptions at independent pharmacies in the state.

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