Independent pharmacies and providers must be vigilant based on a recent uptick in network terminations (many of which are not justified) by pharmacy benefit managers (“PBMs”) throughout the country. The fact that PBMs will often issue... Read More
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Since being established in May 2022, New York’s Pharmacy Benefits Bureau (“Bureau”) has requested input from the public on several occasions regarding New York’s laws governing Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The Bureau’s most recent... Read More
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New York’s Pharmacy Benefits Bureau (“Bureau”) has requested input from the public on three separate occasions regarding New York’s laws governing Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The Bureau has now issued its Fourth Request for Public... Read More
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Since being established in May 2022, New York’s Pharmacy Benefits Bureau (“Bureau”) has requested input from the public on three separate occasions regarding New York’s laws governing Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). The Bureau’s third... Read More
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The New York State Department of Financial Services’ recently established Pharmacy Benefits Bureau (“Bureau”) has requested additional Public Comments regarding Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) in New York. The Bureau, as an... Read More
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Multiple states across the country have recently taken action and enacted new legislation to regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”). New York is no exception. Earlier in 2022, New York enacted comprehensive laws governing PBMs. More... Read More
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On March 16, 2022, Governor Pete Ricketts approved an important bill for Nebraska’s independent pharmacies. Legislative Bill 767, also known as the Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Licensure and Regulation Act (“Act”), creates regulations that... Read More
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