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  • NCPA: Analysis Blows Lid Off $8.5 Billion DIR Abuses

    Feb 24, 2020
    In the press release below, NCPA highlights a recent analysis illustrating PBMs’ enormous profits at the expense of pharmacies and patients.
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  • Virginia Pharmacists Call to Action

    Feb 10, 2020
    Asking Virginia Pharmacists to please email and call your respective State Senators and Delegates and urge them to vote IN FAVOR of companion bills, HB 1506 and SB 1026. These two bills relate to the prescriptive authority of pharmacists under statewide protocols for critical medications including antibiotics, Tamiflu and hormonal contraceptives.
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  • NCPA Cheers SCOTUS Decision to Rule on States' Authority to Regulate PBMs

    Jan 23, 2020
    NCPA cheered the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to hear an Arkansas case to decide whether ERISA preempts (supersedes) a state law that regulates pharmacy benefit managers — massive corporate middlemen who have operated in a regulatory no-man's land for decades.
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  • Georgia Lawmakers Seek to Regulate PBMs to Ensure Patient Access to Life Saving Medications

    Jan 22, 2020
    A Joint Special Committee on Access to Quality Health Care and Insurance convened in Atlanta on January 7th to hear testimony from pharmacists, patients and physicians across the state of Georgia on how pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) present challenging barriers for patients to gain access to needed medications.
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  • Ohio Medicaid Reimbursement Call to Action

    Dec 20, 2019
    Ohio officials have expressed they are not hearing from pharmacists – have a voice! View our Ohio Medicaid Reimbursement document to access talking points and resources for contacting your Ohio legislators to inform them about the importance of fair Medicaid reimbursement.
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