by Guillermo Beades, Esq. of Frier Levitt, LLC, Wiks Moffat, CHC, of HealthCare Compliance Network, LLC, and Jim Tudor, PCA, CPC, of HealthCare Compliance Network, LLC When the COVID-19 pandemic reached our shores, it instantly changed the way we... Read More
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In 2019, Frier Levitt reported a new dispensing limitation CVS Caremark (“Caremark”) introduced in its retail networks that took effect on January 1, 2020. Specifically, Caremark issued an “Aberrant Product List” that identified... Read More
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Despite the continuing increase in COVID-19 cases and the limit on gatherings, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) will expire on December 31, 2020. Enacted in March 2020, the FFCRA provided extra expanded leave entitlements to... Read More
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HHS Permits Out-of-State Telehealth Providers to Render Certain Services Nationwide     On December 3, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a fourth amendment to its declaration under the Public Readiness and... Read More
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The continuing COVID-19 pandemic has caused most business operations to go virtual, and PBMs have followed this trend. Earlier this year, we reported that PBMs had briefly suspended audits of pharmacies in an alleged effort to ensure pharmacies were... Read More
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As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) had taken some form of action to help prioritize patient care including providing safe access to prescription drugs. Many of the flexibilities and changes in policy... Read More
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