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US Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Arkansas PBM ERISA Preemption Case
Jan 13, 2020
The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear Rutledge v. PCMA, a case which seeks to reinstate an Arkansas law that regulates pharmacy benefit managers (PBM). The PBM's trade group, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), successfully challenged the law on Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) preemption grounds in the Eighth Circuit.
Drug Pricing Reduction Efforts a Major Issue in 2019
Jan 02, 2020
In the Administration and in Congress, significant energy was spent working toward solutions to the high costs of prescription drugs which kept a growing focus on the PBM role in rising costs through Part D DIR charges and Medicaid managed care spread pricing.
California and North Dakota to Carve Out Medicaid Managed Care Prescription Drug Coverage
Dec 23, 2019
Starting in January with California announcing it would carve out its Medicaid prescription program from their Medicaid managed care program, more states acted throughout 2019 to address MCO PBM abuses that affect patients, taxpayers and pharmacy providers. In May, North Dakota also carved out its Medicaid prescription benefit back into its fee for service program with a budgeted net savings.
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Pennsylvania State Senate to Vote on Medicaid Managed Care PBM Reforms
Jan 15, 2020
In November we asked you to reach out to your State House Representative to express support for a bipartisan package of bills. IPC continues to work with the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association and other Pennsylvania pharmacy groups to support these bills. The following legislative MCO prescription drug benefit reform package is now before the state Senate.
Surprise Veto of PBM Regulation Bill in NY: Your Voice is Needed - Call Gov. Cuomo Today!
Jan 09, 2020
If you couldn't attend the rally on January 8 with PSSNY and FixRx in support of S6531, you have another chance to help. The fight for PBM regulation is far from over! Take the time today to call Governor Cuomo at 518-474-8390 and tell him "Shame on you for vetoing S6531 and putting corporations over New Yorkers."
Your Voice is Needed - Attend PSSNY'S & FixRx's Rally in Albany at Empire State Plaza January 8
Jan 06, 2020
If you haven't heard, PSSNY and FixRx are hosting a rally on January 8 in support of S6531, the PBM regulation bill vetoed by Governor Cuomo. It's important that we get as many New York pharmacists and pharmacy owners there as possible.
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