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The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)

PCMA announces PBM industry principles

PCMA announces PBM industry principles

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)  announced on Tuesday a set of industry principles that outline how pharmacy benefit managers, PBMs, interact with employer clients and other prescription drug coverage sponsors to provide clear, transparent contracting and deliver affordable pharmacy benefits. “These principles reinforce the industry’s commitment to PBM interactions that empower employers and

PCMA intros new campaign aimed at repealing the Medicare prescription drug rebate rule

PCMA intros new campaign aimed at repealing the Medicare prescription drug rebate rule

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) unveiled a new campaign commending the Biden Administration for delaying the Medicare prescription drug rebate rule, while calling for a complete Congressional repeal. “We applaud the Biden Administration for delaying the rebate rule’s effective date in order to further examine the rule’s impact on Medicare beneficiaries,” said

PCMA files motion to vacate effective date for rebate rule

PCMA files motion to vacate effective date for rebate rule

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) has filed a motion for summary judgment to vacate the effective date of the Trump Administration’s rebate rule. The motion for summary judgment, filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeks to vacate the January 1, 2022 effective date for the rebate rule

PCMA statement on Senate Finance Committee insulin report

PCMA statement on Senate Finance Committee insulin report

WASHINGTON – The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) released the following statement on the Senate Finance Committee’s report on insulin pricing: “We appreciate the Senate Finance Committee’s focus on insulin pricing and share their urgency in addressing affordability and access for insulin-dependent patients. While we are reviewing the committee’s findings, it’s important to understand that

PCMA Federal Policy Priorities: 21 policies to reduce prescription drug costs in 2021

PCMA Federal Policy Priorities: 21 policies to reduce prescription drug costs in 2021

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today issued 21 policy solutions supported by America’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) aimed at reducing prescription drug costs for patients and health plan sponsors. PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 266 million Americans with health coverage through employers, health insurers, labor unions, Medicare and Medicaid. PBMs are the

PCMA files lawsuit challenging rebate rule

PCMA files lawsuit challenging rebate rule

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) today filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s rebate rule. PCMA’s lawsuit, filed in the district court for the District of Columbia, asks the court to set aside the rebate rule under the Administrative Procedure Act. The PCMA lawsuit also includes a request for a declaration from the

PCMA welcomes new staff member, announces new roles

PCMA welcomes new staff member, announces new roles

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is announcing the addition of Michael Power as senior director, State Affairs and new roles for Tim Dube, Melodie Shrader, Heather Cascone, and Randy Kane. Michael Power joins PCMA with a long list of association state advocacy work in the Southeastern U.S. He brings experience and many

PCMA launches next phase of ad campaign

PCMA launches next phase of ad campaign

WASHINGTON — The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) is announcing the launch of the next series of ads as part of the TV and digital advertising campaign on the Administration’s plans to revive the so-called rebate rule. View the new TV ad. “President Trump made the right decision last year to protect America’s seniors by withdrawing

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