Pharmacy Update: June 22

The Ohio Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), OptumRx, alleging the PBM overcharged that state for the cost of prescription drugs. Investigators found nearly $16 million worth of overcharges to the Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation. The WV Public [Read more...]

WVPA Officers and Directors

OFFICERS: Ken Reed, President, Berkeley Springs. Katie Kacmarik, Vice President, Wheeling. Krista Capehart, Secretary, Winfield. Karen Reed, Treasurer, Beckley. Craig Kimble, Immediate Past President, Huntington. DIRECTORS: Stephen Carter, Institutional Pharmacy Director, Huntington. [Read more...]

Pharmacy Update: June 17

Over the past year, PillPack has been accused in different lawsuits of violating federal law by calling or texting consumers to solicit business, a practice that has prompted regulators to take a tougher stand against unwanted marketing. And in one suit, PillPack, a subsidiary of Amazon, is [Read more...]

Pharmacy Update: June 11

Thirteen lawsuits were filed against Mylan Pharmaceuticals and Purdue Pharma for the opioid epidemic ravaging West Virginia, according to the West Virginia Record, published June 9. The lawsuits were filed by Roane County Commission, the city of Spencer, Jackson County Commission, the city of [Read more...]