Frier Levitt recently assisted a Florida-based retail pharmacy in overcoming a substantial number of discrepancies raised during a PBM audit. The PBM alleged that the pharmacy had several discrepancies, including invalid proof of a patient’s... Read More
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) routinely request that pharmacies submit credentialing and re-credentialing applications, which require pharmacies to provide complete ownership information. In addition, PBMs require that pharmacies identify any... Read More
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Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) regularly review network pharmacies to ensure that they are meeting terms and conditions identified in their Provider Agreements and Pharmacy Manuals. One mechanism for this review includes audits and... Read More
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Frier Levitt was recently successful in assisting a New Jersey-based specialty pharmacy with the reversal of a full audit chargeback of over $100,000 plus the additional audit fee. A major PBM had conducted an extensive audit on the pharmacy and... Read More
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As Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) review participation in their retail pharmacy networks, pharmacy providers find themselves at risk of termination over past audit results. We have recently seen a significant increase in a particular PBM... Read More
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Frier Levitt was recently successful in having a Board of Pharmacy case against a pharmacist and retail pharmacy dismissed. Underlying the Board of Pharmacy action was a PBM audit that alleged unprofessional conduct against the pharmacy and its... Read More
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Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) regularly conduct audits on pharmacies to review their performance in relation to the PBM’s terms and conditions. There are several different types of compliance audits that PBMs may initiate, such as desktop,... Read More
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