October 29, 2019 |
State boards of pharmacy throughout the country serve important functions including overseeing the licensing and registration of pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians; establishing and enforcing the laws and regulations governing the practice of pharmacy; and overseeing disciplinary proceedings involving pharmacies and pharmacists. While the need for competent legal counsel in formal proceedings, such as a hearing or trial, is well known, several states throughout the country conduct more "informal" disciplinary...
October 07, 2019 |
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlfuFNe3wYA&feature=youtu.be In this video, attorneys Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq. and Lucas W. Morgan, Esq. discuss what pharmacies should be aware of when appearing in front of a State Board of Pharmacy. Contact Frier Levitt today to speak to an attorney.
September 23, 2019 |
https://youtu.be/KqjA7M3yoH0 Attorneys Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq. and Lucas W. Morgan, Esq. discuss why pharmacies should be aware of when it comes to PBMs and Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) laws, including: What is a MAC law? [0:01] Challenging MAC law/MAC appeals [2:12] Contact Frier Levitt today to speak to an attorney about Maximum Allowable Cost (MAC) laws.
July 19, 2019 |
On July 12, 2019, the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) filed a Motion to extend the deadline to file its brief in opposition to Express Scripts' Motion to Dismiss the NYCTA's Complaint, or alternatively, to file an Amended Complaint. Subsequently, the NYCTA's Motion was granted by the Court and the NYCTA will now have until July 30, 2019 to file an opposition brief or to file an amended version...
July 02, 2019 |
A recent lawsuit filed by the New York City Transit Authority (NYCTA) raises important considerations for plan sponsors and agencies, such as the NYCTA, that retain the services of Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs). On May 16, 2019, the NYCTA sued Express Scripts in New York state court alleging six counts for breach of contract. The NYCTA alleges that since retaining Express Scripts to manage its prescription drug benefit plan, "the...