E&C Slots PBM Spread Pricing Ban In Medicaid To Pay For Streamlining Out-of-State Kids Care

By Amy Lotven / June 12, 2024 at 8:17 AM
In a last-minute move, the House Energy & Commerce Committee laid plans late Tuesday to use a policy banning spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers in Medicaid to pay for legislation that would facilitate children’s access to out-of-state Medicaid services, according to a revised version of the Accelerating Kids Access to Care Act, obtained by Inside Health Policy . The PBM addition largely mirrors the spread pricing ban included in Section 202 of the bipartisan, House-passed Lower Cost, More Transparency...

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