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Pharmacies are excluded from the “free market” system by unregulated, middlemen PBMs who have been allowed to take over the pharmacy industry, co-opting the role of physicians by deciding patients’ drug options and coverage; gagging pharmacists from informing patients when it’s cheaper to pay out of pocket than use insurance; and keeping manufacturer rebates instead of them to the patient. And that’s only a few of the tactics PBMs use to control the supply chain from drug manufacturer to pharmacy counter to patient...
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Auditor’s Report: Pharmacy Benefit Managers Take Fees of 31% on Generic Drugs Worth $208M in One-Year Period
Press Release - Ohio Auditor of State, 8/16/18
Columbus – Ohio's Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) charged the state a “spread” of more than 31 percent for generic drugs – nearly four times as much as the previously reported average spread across all drugs, according to a new report by Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost...