Rep. Collins leads anti-PBM 'rant' on House floor, introduces controversial drug price 'transparency' bill

U.S. Congressmen Doug Collins (R-GA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) last week introduced a bill -- H.R. 1316, the Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act -- that they say would "require greater transparency from pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)." In introducing the bill, the congressmen, along with Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA) and others, took to the House floor to deliver what Drug Channels' Dr. Adam Fein referred to as a "60-minute rant" against PBMs. Read More »

Pharmacy associations send letter to incoming presidential administration

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, the National Community Pharmacists Association, the American Pharmacists Association and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations have collaborated to send a letter to the incoming Donald Trump administration in that outlines necessary steps that will leverage pharmacy patient care and cut costs resulting from untreated conditions. Read More »