As Action on Senate Finance Committee Drug Pricing Bill Set to Resume, National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Praises Cap on Patient Costs

Commenting on several elements of the Senate Finance Committee’s pending drug pricing bill, the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) praised the broad contours of the sweeping legislation and offered strong support for the proposed cap on Medicare Part D beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket costs…Read More

National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Asks CMS to Release “Summary Data” on PBM Medicare Spread Pricing Activity

SCPC Thanks CMS for Curtailing PBM Medicaid Spread Pricing; Time for Similar Medicare Transparency…Read More.

As CMS Mitigates Medicaid ‘Spread Pricing’ Abuse, Time to Address Medicare Abuses

Morning Consult
Under the leadership of Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma, the Trump administration recently released key guidance mitigating pharmacy benefit managers’ abusive “spread pricing” practices in state Medicaid-managed care programs…Read More.

As CMS Curtails PBM “Spread Pricing” in Medicaid, SCPC Says Similar Medicare Abuses Require Scrutiny and Transparent Data Release

National Long Term Care (LTC) Pharmacy Group Urges CMS to Release Medicare
Spread Pricing “Summary” Data…Read More.

National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Praises HELP Discussion Draft Bill, Offers Comments on Drug Pricing and PBM Transparency Recommendations

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), Citing Unique Nature of Elderly Patient Population, Makes Case To Include Statutory Definition of Long-Term Care Pharmacy in Draft Legislation…Read More.

National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Disappointed CMS Failed to Eliminate DIR Fees

SCPC Reiterates Need to Protect LTC Pharmacy, Seniors from Unintended Consequences of Drug Pricing Reforms…Read More.

Protect LTC from unintended consequences of drug pricing reform

McKnight’s LTC News
As Congress and the Trump Administration advance sweeping prescription drug price reforms, it is essential to recognize independent long-term care pharmacies…Read More.

National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Praises Grassley, Wyden Call for PBM “Spread Pricing” Probe

Cites Ohio Attorney General Yost’s Effort to Recoup Public Dollars from PBM Medicaid Managed Care Abuse…Read More.

Unchecked Health Care Mergers Threaten Seniors’ Access to Prescription Drugs

Morning Consult
Pharmacy benefit managers are the latest industry group set to appear before the Senate Finance Committee to detail their role in the drug pricing supply chain and offer ideas to lower prescription drug prices…Read More.

SCPC to Senate Finance Committee: In Wake of Drug Pricing Reform Efforts, Policymakers Must Protect LTC Pharmacies from PBM Cost-Shifting to Reduce Seniors’ Costs

National LTC Pharmacy Advocacy Group Details Four Drug Pricing Reform Policy Recommendations…Read More.

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