Pharmacists cheer ‘historic victory’ against pharmacy benefit managers

Several pharmacy associations applauded a recent Supreme Court decision regarding how much pharmacy benefit managers reimburse pharmacies for the cost of drugs covered by employer-sponsored health plans.Arkansas, Texas and 44 other states argued to the court that they — not the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974, or ERISA — should regulate PBMs to avoid “harmful business practices in health care and protecting consumers’ access to medication,” a press release from the Texas Pharmacy Association said.The Supreme Court unanimously ruled lastRead More

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