Much of America is now entering the third week of social distancing, and with the President’s decision to extend Coronavirus mitigation guidelines through the end of April, businesses are bracing for continued interruption. Providers across the... Read More
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As previously discussed in our post, “What Are the PBMs Doing Amid COVID-19 Crisis: Waivers from Strict Requirements May Exist for Independent Pharmacies,” many healthcare companies alike are taking further actions to ensure that patients have... Read More
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Galderma Laboratories, LP (“Galderma”) has filed numerous complaints against pharmacies all across the country alleging fraud in connection with their CareConnect Program. Galderma’s allegations are based on the pharmacies’ allegedly... Read More
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New Jersey has published guidance for New Jersey pharmacies regarding COVID-19. Among the various guidelines, New Jersey has implemented a procedure for pharmacies to submit temporary waiver requests if a pharmacy is not able to continue operating... Read More
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As the Coronavirus outbreak (“COVID19”) spreads, the current administration, in addition to state and local governments, have discouraged or even legally restricted non-emergent or elective healthcare visits, medical procedures, or surgeries.... Read More
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https://youtu.be/72DTaqR4_yY Learn more about what Healthcare Providers and Pharmacies should know when it comes to downturns in business from COVID-19 in our latest video with Co-Founder Jonathan Levitt, Esq. and Partner Jesse Dresser,... Read More
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Pharmacy Benefit Mangers (“PBMs”) routinely conduct audits, whether it be on-site or desk-top audits, on the member pharmacies. By and through such audits, PBMs are supposed to monitor pharmacies’ performance and to capture improper payments... Read More
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers ("PBMs") closely monitor independent pharmacies and their claims submission. As part of the monitoring, PBMs conduct audits and Fraud, Waste and Abuse ("FWA") investigations on a regular basis.  Following such audits and... Read More
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Independent retail and specialty pharmacies have long been concerned about perceived “steering” by Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”), a practice in which a PBM in some manner channels prescriptions to its own wholly owned retail mail-order... Read More
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