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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)


PCMA President Mark Merritt: Proposed N.Y. policy would raise drug costs

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

Federal court strikes down anti-PBM law in Iowa

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

Prescription drug distributor admits to $100M fraud

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

AbbVie joins other drugmakers on price pledge

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

FDA finalizes guidance on naming of biologics and biosimilars

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

CVS to carry EpiPen competitor

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 12, 2017

Mark Merritt: PBMs working to lower drug costs

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 11, 2017

Pharma execs: Technology will make outcomes-based pricing easier

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017

Cigna drops EpiPen from formulary

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 13, 2017


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