Professional groups announce drug-accountability effort
A dozen Ohio professional groups on Monday announced an effort force greater accountability from powerful prescription drug middlemen known as pharmacy benefit managers, or PBMs. The PBM Accountability Project of Ohio is intended to educate policymakers and the public about problems involving PBMs and work on policies to address them. “Lawmakers and administration officials in […]
Ohio managed-care company makes big change to drug reimbursements
After years of complaints by community pharmacies, Ohio's largest Medicaid managed-care company has announced a huge overhaul to the way it reimburses them for prescription drugs.
Big fight over drug pricing heads to the Supreme Court
A years-long fight over whether states have the authority to regulate important aspects of drug pricing will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court Tuesday morning.
Are companies being sued by Ohio also bidding on new Medicaid contract?
The Ohio Department Medicaid won't say whether it will award a big contract to companies against whom the state has filed lawsuits claiming the companies ripped off state agencies in transactions involving prescription drugs.
Ohio attorney general sues second drug middleman
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is taking a second pharmacy benefit manager doing business with the state to court. Yost on Monday announced that his office had filed suit in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas against St. Louis-based Express Scripts over work the company had done since 2010 on behalf of the Ohio […]