Original air date: Dec. 18, 2022 America is more medicated than ever before and, for many, the cost of prescriptions is growing out of reach. When it comes to drug prices, you may automatically think about the pharmacy, the insurance […]
Pharmacy Benefit Managers
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are powerful, unseen middlemen impacting drug prices in a big way. The debate is over whether they’re saving you money or costing you money— and possibly costing lives.
With the prices of many drugs seeming to only grow higher and out of reach, there is an unseen middleman that’s playing an increasingly important role: Pharmacy Benefit Mangers or PBMs. PBMs work in the background to negotiate deals with