During this public health emergency, PBMs are committed to helping patients. PBMs promote the following principles for protecting patient access and managing against supply chain disruptions.
- PBMs, other drug supply chain stakeholders, and federal, state, and local government partners should work together to sustain access to care for patients and prevent drug shortages.
- PBMs recommend multiple approaches to ensure patients have access to their prescription drugs now and in the days ahead, by balancing convenient, reliable access – such as home delivery and having appropriate supply on hand – with the potential for drug shortages.
- PBMs recommend guidance from federal, state, and local government agencies that balance patients’ need to stay at home, the clinical appropriateness of supply for any given drug, and the need to prevent future drug shortages.
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PBMs play an essential role in patients receiving quality health care. PBMs partner with other health care providers to protect drug supply lines and help keep patients healthy.
Read this letter to Vice President Michael Pence and Congressional leaders on what PBMs and others in the drug supply chain are doing to facilitate Americans’ reliable access to needed prescription drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
When PBMs succeed
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Who we are
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are advocating for patients to help make prescription drugs accessible and affordable.
Today, health care plans hire PBMs to not only secure lower costs for prescription drugs through discounts and rebates but to advocate for access to generic drugs and home delivery and ensure your safety. PBMs are coordinating every step of your pharmaceutical care for better health outcomes.
OnYourRxSide is an educational platform that provides critical information to help you learn more about prescription drug pricing and understand PBMs’ role in advocating for lower prescription drug costs and greater savings on necessary medications.
Better access. Better Cost. Better Health.
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are your health care coordinators, working to lower out-of-control prescription drug costs and get more access to generic medications for patients across the country.