WVPA: December 11

United Health Group's OptumRx plans to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy, a specialty drug company that treats cancer patients and others with complex medical conditions. Specialty drugs are becoming big business for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). State and local governments across the country [Read more...]

WVPA Update: November 14

WVPA sent a letter to Governor Jim Justice requesting he allow the new pharmacy benefit legislative rule, passed by the 2019 Legislature, go through the process as written by his Office of Insurance Commission (OIC). The Charleston law firm, Spilman Thomas who represents the PBM industry, has ask [Read more...]