A Bill that is making its way through the Florida legislature contains a critical “Any Willing Pharmacy Law” component that, if enacted, would be a significant legal development for Florida pharmacies. Specifically, Florida Senate Bill 742 (SB... Read More
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Independent pharmacies in Florida have reason to be optimistic about the future as it relates to Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) operating in Florida. This is because two pending bills, House Bill 357 (HB 357) and Senate Bill 742 (SB 742) would... Read More
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As an important and exciting update, independent pharmacies in Michigan have reason to celebrate as House Bill 4348 (“Bill”) was passed by the Senate on February 16, 2022 and will now make its way to the desk of Governor Gretchen Whitmer to be... Read More
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Independent pharmacies in Texas have significant protections from unfair practices by Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in the form of HB 1919 and HB 1763. As previously discussed by Frier Levitt, HB 1763 provides Texas pharmacies with safeguards... Read More
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Since going into effect on October 1, 2021, North Carolina Senate Bill 257 (SB 257) has provided independent pharmacies with significant protections against unfair PBM conduct and improved the landscape for pharmacies in North Carolina. The most... Read More
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With the new year here, so come new challenges for independent pharmacies. But in addition to new challenges, there is also good reason for independent pharmacies to be optimistic about opportunities ahead and solutions to some of the challenges... Read More
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Frier Levitt successfully reversed network enrollment denial by a national Pharmacy Benefit Manager (“PBM”) against a Dispensing Physician Practice (“Practice”).  The PBM denied the Practice’s enrollment application because the Practice... Read More
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A piece of legislation aimed at regulating pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and protecting Independent Pharmacies in the State of Tennessee recently passed through the State’s House and Senate and was subsequently signed into law by Governor Bill... Read More
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