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B. Douglas Hoey

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Consumers want to support community pharmacies, survey says 

March 1, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Health insurance plans and their pharmacy benefit managers shouldn’t tell patients which pharmacies to use, a practice known as “patient steering,” according to 84% percent of respondents to a new national consumer survey released by the National Community Pharmacists Association.  More specifically, 78% say insurance plans and PBMs shouldn’t require patients to use pharmacies they own and they shouldn’t be allowed to require patients...

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), patient steering, PBMs

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