Sun-Times: Medicare Wants Pharmacists Out Of Plan D Decision-Making ProcessChicago Sun-Times: Medicare Wants Pharmacists Out Of Plan D Decision-Making Process
Walgreens pharmacists are no longer giving customers advice on which Medicare Part D plans best work with the customers' prescriptions by the Dec. 31 deadline, and a Medicare spokesman says that's a good thing. [P]harmacies get rewarded for putting or keeping customers in plans or prescriptions administered by so-called Pharmacy Benefit Managers, or PBMs (Guy, 12/15). This is part of the KHN Morning Briefing, a summary of health policy coverage from major news organizations. Sign up for an email subscription.