BC Advantage - 2018 Issue 6
The Murky World of PBMs
“That will be 148 dollars and 52 cents.” Thus began my odyssey into the world of pharmacy benefit managers, while standing at the counter of the local branch of a national pharmacy chain last weekend.It’s been a very light week at the intersection of nephrology and health IT. So today, loyal blog readers, allow me to entertain you with a personal story.Without exposing too much PHI, yours truly is a reasonably fit, middle-aged male (OK, perhaps I am taking liberties with the middle-aged description) who has been fortunate enough to not require chronic mediations...
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