below-cost reimbursements

NCPA turns spotlight on underpayment for generics

NCPA turns spotlight on underpayment for generics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association said it has compiled evidence that underscores the need for federal sunshine legislation to provide more insight into below-cost reimbursements from pharmacy benefit managers that don’t keep pace with rising market costs for generic drugs. NCPA said Monday that it recently asked members for examples illustrating the

Below-cost reimbursements pinch pharmacists

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Below-cost reimbursements continue to squeeze community pharmacies in the wake of generic drug price spikes over a year ago, a new survey by the National Community Pharmacists Association finds. NCPA said Tuesday that of the 700 community pharmacists polled, almost all experienced a “large upswing” in the acquisition cost of a generic