E&C Leaders Seek More Information on Role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers in Impacting Drug Prices
WASHINGTON, DC – Energy and Commerce Committee leaders today sent letters to various Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) to better understand the role of PBMs in the drug supply chain.
The letters were signed by Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-OR), Health Subcommittee Chairman Michael C. Burgess, M.D. (R-TX), and Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee Chairman Gregg Harper (R-MS).
“Today, PBMs manage prescription drug benefits on behalf of a wide array of entities – employer-sponsored health plans, health maintenance organizations, Medicaid managed care plans, and Medicare Part D plans,” wrote...