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pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)

Community pharmacy alerts patients about growing risk to local health care

Community pharmacy alerts patients about growing risk to local health care

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — As pharmacy benefit managers continue to prioritize profits ahead of patients, the National Community Pharmacists Association has launched Fight4Rx to alert patients to the growing risk that their neighborhood pharmacy may close, not because of COVID-19 but because of excessive profiteering. “PBMs are the middlemen responsible for managing prescription drug benefits for the majority

Welltok leverages predictive models to increase medication adherence by up to 85%

Welltok leverages predictive models to increase medication adherence by up to 85%

DENVER – Most consumers are medication non-compliant according to the American Medical Association – either never filling a prescription or not taking medication as instructed. And, with the increase in chronic conditions and an aging population, the number of medications to be filled and adhered to are on the rise. By proactively identifying and breaking down

PCMA unveils new campaign on the value of PBMs

PCMA unveils new campaign on the value of PBMs

WASHINGTON— As the debate on prescription drug costs continues and policymakers seek solutions to reduce out-of-control prices for consumers, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today is announcing the launch of a new, multi-faceted digital public affairs campaign OnYourRxSide.  The campaign is designed to increase awareness of the value that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) bring to patients and the employers and public programs