Grocery Pharmacists Privately Met With White House On Drug Proposal

May 15, 2019
In a closed-door meeting, grocery stores pharmacists urged White House budget officials to make pharmacy benefit managers subtract pharmacy price concessions from the prices that seniors pay for drugs when they pick up their prescriptions. Members of the Food Marketing Institute, which includes supermarket pharmacies, met Office of Management and Budget officials to discuss HHS’ proposed Part D rule, Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out of Pocket Expenses. In that proposed rule, CMS...

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