Oregon Bill Targets PBM Policies that Discriminate Against 340B Pharmacies

A bill in Oregon would prohibit discriminatory practices by PBMs and insurance plans against 340B pharmacies.

Oregon legislators have introduced a bill that would prohibit discriminatory practices by pharmacy benefit managers and insurance plans against 340B pharmacies, including reimbursing a 340B pharmacy less for prescription drugs compared with non-340B pharmacies. 

If passed later this

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Court Upholds $23 Million Judgement Against CVS Caremark for Unfair Pharmacy Reimbursement

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CVS Caremark must pay AIDS Healthcare Foundation $23 million for Part D drug reimbursement that the PBM clawed back from AHF unfairly, a court says.

A federal district court in Arizona has upheld a $23 million arbitration award to the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) against pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) CVS Caremark for unfair drug reimbursement.

In its November 2019 lawsuit, AHF alleged that

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Vermont Passes Bill Enhancing 340B Anti-Discriminatory Protections but Measure Aimed at Drug Manufacturers Fails

Vermont recently extended its prohibition on discrimination by PBMs against 340B entities but did not require drug manufacturers to provide 340B-priced drugs to contract pharmacies.

The state of Vermont has passed a bill extending its prohibition on discrimination by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) against 340B covered entities, which was originally passed in June 2021 as part of the state’s 2022 budget. 


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Exclusive: 340B Entities Report Unannounced and Unexplained Claims Reversals Involving CVS and Blue Cross Blue Shield

Providers say claims have been reversed without notice or explanation for 340B-purchased drugs that CVS Specialty dispensed to BCBS FEP participants.

UPDATE Wednesday, June 22, 2022, 2:50 p.m. EDT—CVS Health issued this statement: “We do not comment on specific PBM client contract terms. Our clients are sophisticated purchasers, and we work closely with them to customize a benefit design

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