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PBM practices harm care for cancer patients, oncology professional group says

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Alaric DeArment From: medcitynews.com In a position statement, ASCO said PBM practices can result in medication dispensing errors, harm physicians’ ability to treat patients and drive up costs. One of the largest cancer organizations in the United States has joined the chorus of criticism of the pharmacy benefit manager industry. The American Society of Clinical Oncology – a professional …

The Expensive Truth Behind Taxpayer-Funded Mail Order Pharmaceuticals

In In The News by Barbara Jacoby

Washington, D.C. – Pharmacy Choice and Access Now (PCAN), a coalition of consumers, local businesses and pharmacists committed to preserving quality and affordable health care, today applauded the Taxpayers Protection Alliance (TPA) for exposing the ‘expensive truth’ behind mail-order pharmacies. At an event co-hosted by the  National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), TPA released the paper, which highlights the waste, fraud …