The drug pricing contract Express Scripts doesn’t want you to see: Axios

Filed Under: Costs

The drug pricing contract Express Scripts doesn’t want you to see: Axios

“Pharmacy benefit managers play an important but secretive role in controlling the prices of prescription drugs — and they’re working hard to keep it that way,” Bob Herman writes over on Axios. Herman, in case you don’t read him regularly, has been on fire, and this series of stories is exemplary. “After Axios obtained a […]

Don’t get trapped by PBMs’ rebate labeling games: Managed Care magazine

Filed Under: Costs, Health plans, Patients

Don’t get trapped by PBMs’ rebate labeling games: Managed Care magazine

“’What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet,’” Linda Cahn writes over at Managed Care magazine, explaining the many ways pharmacy benefit managers collect money in their contracts. “Juliet was speaking of Romeo, and expressing a universal truth. Unfortunately, pharmacy benefit management companies (PBMs) would […]