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What Is a PBM?
PBMs are #OnYourRxSide
Worried about access to your medications during COVID-19?
Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) are working to help 266 million patients get their prescription drugs safely, efficiently, and affordably.
#OnYourRxSide During COVID-19
PBMs are offering home delivery during this pandemic to help our patients stay safe and healthy.
Always #OnYourRxSide
PBMs coordinate the health care of 266 million Americans.
Being #OnYourRxSide Means Advocating for Lower Costs
PBMs negotiate with manufacturers to reduce drug costs and pass on savings to patients and payers
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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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Read more about how PBMs are protecting patient access to prescription drugs during the COVID-19 pandemic.

When PBMs succeed, patients can depend on accessible, affordable prescriptions.

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

you save

Every day, Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) coordinate your pharmaceutical care by negotiating lower costs on prescription drugs, advocating for access to more generic medications, and securing rebates and discounts everyday.

They're working to coordinate more healthcare options that save you time and money.

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Pharmacy Benefit Managers

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.

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