Parts Of HELP Bill Regulating PBMs Were Inspired By Montana Strategy

By Rachel Cohrs / May 24, 2019 at 6:53 PM
Senate health committee chair Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and ranking Democrat Patty Murray (WA) included measures regulating pharmacy benefit managers in their draft bill on lowering health care costs that were inspired by a state official’s work in Montana. While the state bill was vetoed by presidential candidate and Montana Gov. Steve Bullock (D), the policy would have a much wider impact if it is adopted into Murray and Alexander’s legislation. The two proposals that were based on Montana’s work are...

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