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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The Governor of Oklahoma, Kevin Stitt, recently vetoed Senate Bill 821, a bill that was intended to level the playing field as between pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and smaller independent pharmacies operating in Oklahoma. Specifically, the bill... Read More
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As we reported here, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) have been conducting series of audits on prescription claims that were submitted by pharmacies during the novel coronavirus (“COVID-19”) pandemic.  The same trend has been observed in... Read More
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A bipartisan piece of legislation aimed at regulating pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) in the State of Texas unanimously passed the House and Senate in Texas. Specifically, House Bill (HB) 1763 previously passed the Texas House by a vote of 147-0... Read More
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On April 12, 2021, Senator Kolkhorst, along with a bipartisan group of cosponsors, introduced SB 2195, a Bill that prohibits Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) operating in Texas from assessing against pharmacies a variety of different types of... Read More
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A bipartisan piece of legislation aimed at regulating Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) in Illinois is working its way through the State’s legislature. Senate Bill (SB) 2008 was recently up for debate in Illinois and offers significant additional... Read More
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Frier Levitt recently assisted a New York-based independent pharmacy that was placed under temporary payment suspension by a national Pharmacy Benefit Manager (“PBM”).  Notably concerning, the temporary suspension was effectuated while the... Read More
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Throughout the country, several states have engaged in ongoing efforts to enact or enhance state laws aimed at regulating pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and certain PBM practices, including audit and reimbursement practices, causing economic harm... Read More
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