Pharmacists United for Truth and Transparency
Pharmacists United for Truth and Transparency is a growing coalition of independent pharmacists and pharmacy owners dedicated to exposing widespread abuse and manipulation by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).
Walgreens Boots Alliance said it has formed a long-term “strategic alliance” with Prime Therapeutics , a large pharmacy benefit manager owned by 14Blue Cross and Blue Shield health plans.
The deal includes a new retail pharmacy network for Prime effective in 2017 while linking Walgreens with the nation’s fourth-largest PBM . Prime competes with Express Scripts, UnitedHealth Group UNH -0.47%’s Optum Rx and CVS Health CVS -0.87%’s Caremark PBM subsidiary to get better deals on drug costs for employers and health plans. Read the article here
Bruce Japsen ,
I write about health care and policies from the president’s hometown
Return to top of page
Copyright © 2017 Pharmacists United for Truth and Transparency | Website Developed by AnnexCore