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Ruling in Iowa pharmacy case may have national implications

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

A unanimous ruling by the US Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit that the Employee Retirement Income Security Act preempts an Iowa law may halt the progress of similar laws proposed in other states, write attorneys M. Miller Baker and Joel Michaels. The court said the Iowa law interfered with PBMs' rights to negotiate prices with retail pharmacies and with their claims-processing procedures. The National Law Review (01/13)


EpiPen competitor's pricing strategy to increase costs on payers

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2017

Report: PBMs, other payers use competition to get more discounts, rebates on high-priced drugs

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

FDA issues guidance on drugmaker communications with payers

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

PBMs harnessing market forces to restrain drug costs, report shows

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 19, 2017

Biosimilar interchangeability draft guidance released by FDA

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

PBM tools will continue to save money

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 17, 2017

Judge revokes drugstores' class status in anti-PBM lawsuits

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 20, 2017

Some drugmakers seem to be gaming the orphan drug system

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017

Studies show drugmakers' links to patient groups, physicians

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 18, 2017


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