Call Us: 888-488-5750

news

There’s a whole lot going on in the world of pharmacy benefit management and we’re here to tell you all about it. From news about changes in prescription drug approvals, uses and warnings, to deep dives into the business of PBMs, you’ll find it all here. 

Biosimilars — Similar But Not Identical

You may have never heard of biosimilar drugs and that’s probably because they are not commonly prescribed in the United States even though they have been around for over 20 years. So, what are biosimilar drugs? A biosimilar drug is no different in terms of safety and effectiveness than a biologic product, also known as a reference product, and while highly similar it is not identical.

Read More »

Lower Cost Prescription Drugs from Canada, Is It Legal?

In the early 2000s, the FDA set up guidelines in the Regulatory Procedures Manual (RPM) that permitted prescription drugs to be imported from other countries if the patient met very strict guidelines. Just stating that the patient needed the drug due to cost savings was not a justification to obtain the drug.

Read More »

PHARMACY BULLETIN