Frier Levitt recently obtained a $6.25 Million settlement against a Pharmacy Benefits Manager(“PBM”) on behalf of its Plan Sponsor client (“Plan”). The Plan contracted with the PBM to administer its prescription drug program, and to... Read More
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The current United States marketplace for the regulation of pharmacy benefits is a patchwork of inconsistent (and in some cases non-existent) state laws, state and federal agency regulations, agency manuals and federal laws. Uniform state laws would... Read More
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During a pharmacy audit, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) often request the pharmacy to submit documents demonstrating that prescriptions were prescribed pursuant to a bona fide prescriber-patient relationship.  If the pharmacy is unable to... Read More
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Frier Levitt successfully reversed a five year wait for readmission for an independent pharmacy into one of the largest Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBM”) pharmacy networks.  More specifically, the pharmacy was terminated by the PBM in 2017 for... Read More
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A new Indiana law, codified as Act No. 241 (the “Act”) came into effect on July 1, 2020, providing substantial protections for independent pharmacies operating in the State against various Post Point of Sale (“PPOS”) fees, like Direct and... Read More
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