• Jun 26, 2018
    Gag Order/Clawback Bill Expected For Vote in Ohio House TOMORROW . Keep Up the Momentum For Passage of Anti-Prescription Clawback Fees & Pharmacy "Gag Orders" PBM Regulation Bill. Issue: Clawback is a tool Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) use to over-inflate the cost of prescription medications at the point-of-sale transaction. Essentially, a PBM clawback forces some pharmacies to charge customers more than the pharmacy's cash price. The PBM then "claws back" from the pharmacy the money the patient was overcharged.
  • May 29, 2018
    Contact State Leadership Committee TODAY Urge them to Support HB 3479. Time Critical Action Needed for Amendments to MCO Prescription Reform Bill. IPC, the Illinois Pharmacists Association and other industry stakeholders' efforts to end Illinois Medicaid's MCO's prescription below costs payments, with a legislative fix by IL State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz (D-Chicago) (HB 3479) continues today. This strong PBM regulation amendment is up in the powerful Senate Executive Committee today at 3:45 p.m. in the State Capitol.
  • May 25, 2018
    MCO Below Cost Prescription Payments Reform Bill (HB 3479) CLEARED for Senate Floor Action- Contact Your Senator TODAY to Support The Bill!
  • May 21, 2018
    Keep Up the Momentum For Passage of Anti-Prescription Clawback Fees & Pharmacy "Gag Orders" PBM Regulation Bill. After months of continued effort by IPC and the Ohio Pharmacists Association, including our testimony at last month's hearing, the "Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act", (HB 479) sponsored by Reps. Scott Lipps (R-62 [part of Warren County]) Tom West (D-49 [Canton]) is gaining traction.
  • May 21, 2018
    Senators Need to Hear from You NOW to Have the Senate Human Services Committee Act on the Bill! IPC continues to work hard with the Illinois Pharmacists Association and other industry stakeholders to end Illinois Medicaid's MCO's prescription below costs payments to Illinois pharmacies.
  • Apr 09, 2018
    We Need Pharmacy's Voice To Keep Up the Momentum For Passage of Anti-Prescription Clawback Fees and Pharmacy “Gag Orders” PBM Regulation Bill. IPC has been working actively for months with the Ohio Pharmacists Association to urge the State of Ohio to take action against PBM practices that harm pharmacy patients and their pharmacy.