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SALEM – For six years, Oregon pharmacies have been lobbying the state Legislature to rein in fees imposed on them by pharmacy benefit managers, the third-party intermediaries that negotiate prices with drug manufacturers and prescription drug claims with insurers.
March 27, 2013 — Central Drugs Pharmacy has been open for 110 years in downtown Portland, and it specializes in dispensing drugs for those who suffer from HIV.
February 7, 2012 -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) launched a new ad campaign in Oregon that highlights the core value proposition of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The ad campaign - "That's What PBMs Do" - focuses on key themes including:
PBMs lower costs for employers, unions, and consumers
PBM mail-service pharmacies improve safety, savings, and convenience
PBMs help patients make informed prescription drug decisions and improve adherence.