Month: March 2018

Unfair Pharmacy Reimbursement

Please see the attached memo. PA House of Representatives Memo-Unfair Reimbursement and PBM Gag

NCPA Advocacy Center Update – Week Ending March 16, 2018

Only Hours Remain to Obtain Group Rate for Congressional Pharmacy Summit Hotel The deadline to reserve your room at NCPA’s group rate for the Congressional Pharmacy Summit is midnight tonight. If you have not registered and made your hotel reservation,

NCPA Advocacy Center Update – Week Ending March 9, 2018

Cigna Seeks to Acquire Express Scripts; NCPA Expresses Concerns This week Cigna announced its intention to purchase Express Scripts. This announcement continues the consolidation trend in the health care marketplace and comes as regulators continue to examine the impacts on

Health Insurer Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in $67 Billion Deal

U.S. health insurer Cigna said on Thursday it would buy pharmacy benefits manager Express Scripts for about $54 billion, the latest deal in the sector aimed at tackling soaring healthcare costs. The move follows the $69 billion merger of insurer Aetna and drugstore chain CVS Health announced last

Allergan Attempt to Move Restasis Patent to Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Did Not Work

After months of criticism that even spilled into a judge’s opinion in a separate case, Allergan’s Restasis patent deal with the Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe just didn’t work. Thanks to a Friday ruling, the blockbuster eye drug has to face