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Auditor McGuiness Supports Federal Legislation to End PBMs’ Predatory Practices

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has supported the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) as it pushes for federal legislation to address pharmacy benefit managers’ (PBMs) predatory practices. “It is heartrending to watch people have to decide between paying for their life-saving medications and buying food for their families,” McGuiness said. “It’s especially painful to […]




Auditor McGuiness: Survey Shows Predatory PBM Practices Destroying Independent Pharmacies

DOVER, Del. – A survey of Delaware’s independent community pharmacists on the impact of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reveals predatory practices are potentially devastating these small businesses, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today as she released a new special report. “Your community pharmacists – who are your first line of defense when you are sick or […]




General Assembly Moves in Unison to Protect Consumers, Local Businesses, from Excessive Pharmaceutical Costs

Expanded oversight of Pharmacy Benefits Managers possible Legislation to further regulate the Pharmacy Benefits Manager industry was passed by the General Assembly in late June and sent to the Governor with unanimous bipartisan support. HB 219, sponsored by Rep. Andria Bennett, Sen. Spiros Mantzavinos, Senate President Pro Tempore Dave Sokola, and Rep. Mike Smith, would […]




Auditor McGuiness: Time to Reform Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Oversight of State Employees’ Prescription Drug Plan

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness today released the following statement regarding proposed regulations for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs): “This month, I released a report titled ‘Lack of Transparency & Accountability in Drug Pricing Could be Costing Taxpayers Millions’ that listed the ways poor contracting with Express Scripts Inc. (ESI) cost Delawareans over three […]




State Auditor McGuiness Demands $24.5M in Overcharges Back From State Employees’ PBM, Express Scripts

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Express Scripts Inc. should pay back the $24.5 million it overcharged the State of Delaware for its state employees’ prescription drug plan from 2018 through 2020. “My special report found that Delaware paid three times the average drug inflationary price between 2018 and 2020 for […]







 Pages Tagged With: "Pharmacy Benefit Manager"

Auditor McGuiness Supports Federal Legislation to End PBMs’ Predatory Practices

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness has supported the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) as it pushes for federal legislation to address pharmacy benefit managers’ (PBMs) predatory practices. “It is heartrending to watch people have to decide between paying for their life-saving medications and buying food for their families,” McGuiness said. “It’s especially painful to […]




Auditor McGuiness: Survey Shows Predatory PBM Practices Destroying Independent Pharmacies

DOVER, Del. – A survey of Delaware’s independent community pharmacists on the impact of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reveals predatory practices are potentially devastating these small businesses, State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today as she released a new special report. “Your community pharmacists – who are your first line of defense when you are sick or […]




General Assembly Moves in Unison to Protect Consumers, Local Businesses, from Excessive Pharmaceutical Costs

Expanded oversight of Pharmacy Benefits Managers possible Legislation to further regulate the Pharmacy Benefits Manager industry was passed by the General Assembly in late June and sent to the Governor with unanimous bipartisan support. HB 219, sponsored by Rep. Andria Bennett, Sen. Spiros Mantzavinos, Senate President Pro Tempore Dave Sokola, and Rep. Mike Smith, would […]




Auditor McGuiness: Time to Reform Pharmacy Benefit Manager’s Oversight of State Employees’ Prescription Drug Plan

DOVER, DEL. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness today released the following statement regarding proposed regulations for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs): “This month, I released a report titled ‘Lack of Transparency & Accountability in Drug Pricing Could be Costing Taxpayers Millions’ that listed the ways poor contracting with Express Scripts Inc. (ESI) cost Delawareans over three […]




State Auditor McGuiness Demands $24.5M in Overcharges Back From State Employees’ PBM, Express Scripts

DOVER, Del. – State Auditor Kathy McGuiness said today that Express Scripts Inc. should pay back the $24.5 million it overcharged the State of Delaware for its state employees’ prescription drug plan from 2018 through 2020. “My special report found that Delaware paid three times the average drug inflationary price between 2018 and 2020 for […]