Pharmacy Benefit Managers – the Multi-Billion Dollar Companies Behind the High Cost of Drugs
What happened to all the corner drugstores?
Local pharmacies are being forced to turn away patients and even going out of business. This is due to Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs), multi-billion dollar companies. PBMs unfairly raise drug costs so that they can pocket your hard-earned money. Your prescriptions become more expensive not only to you but to your pharmacy—to the point where they cannot cover the costs of filling prescriptions.
You can help your local pharmacy continue to serve you by staying informed and being knowledgeable about our unsustainable pharmaceutical system. Start today by checking out this PBS NewsHour Segment to learn more.