June 28: Unaccountable Benefit Managers: How PBMs Put Profits Over Over Patients

A young husband was diagnosed with advanced melanoma and tumors attached to his brain. Waiting on the other side of his oncology clinic’s pharmacy counter was a potentially life-prolonging drug. But his Pharmacy Benefit Manager pumped the brakes, instead requiring that he and his wife order the medication from the mail-order pharmacy owned by that PBM — and submit a $1,000 co-pay.

<a href=”https://morningconsult.com/opinions/unaccountable-benefit-managers-pbms-put-profits-patients/” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>Read the full article on Morning Consult here.</a>

By | 2017-06-28T18:15:44+00:00 June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments