The Myth of the “Go-It-Alone” Independent Community Pharmacy

According to research, about 83 percent of independent pharmacies reported using a PSAO, and at least two-thirds of independent pharmacies in every state contracted with a PSAO.

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Nationwide, More Independent Pharmacies Opened in 2020

The number of independent pharmacies in the United States increased in 2020, according to a new analysis of pharmacy data.

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Achieving Widespread COVID-19 Vaccination Part 2

Guests discuss why it’s important to reframe COVID-19 vaccination campaigns for specific demographic groups and how PBMs are working to educate underserved populations on the safety and efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Barry Sloane, Newtek’s CEO, discusses how PBMs help his company reduce Rx costs and improve access

Florida-based Newtek Business Solutions is a business development company that helps small and midsize businesses run their operations. Newtek serves the IT, HR, financial and customer service needs of their 100,000 customers. Newtek is a publicly traded company that has been in business for two decades and has more than 400 employees.

“The most important part of controlling drug prices is competition. Pharmacy benefits managers actually create that competition. Pharmacy benefit managers are important to our employees because they give our staff choice, convenience at an affordable price.”

The Rebate Rule Would Increase Medicare Part D premiums 25%

Medicare beneficiaries appreciate the Biden Administration’s decision to delay the prescription drug rebate rule.

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PCMA’s Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Equity

PCMA believes that organizational and employee success require a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce and a culture that embraces and encourages different perspectives. We recognize the inherent value in employing a workforce with a range of experiences and it is our commitment to embrace every person’s uniqueness and to provide a professional work environment where everyone is welcome and treated with dignity and respect.

PCMA has signed on to the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion™ pledge. Read more here.

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