Senate ‘amplifies’ Cuomo’s crackdown on pharmacy benefit managers

By Jonathan Lamantia As part of its budget proposal, the state Senate this week joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling for the regulation and licensure of

PBMs’ markups are getting bigger

By Sam Baker Pharmacy benefit managers’ role in the drug supply chain is incredibly opaque. But Bloomberg helps pull back the curtain a little bit more. How it works: PBMs’

Local pharmacies worry they may have to close their doors for good: survey

BY JOE MAUCERI For many New Yorkers local pharmacists are the face of healthcare in their communities. “You walk up to my counter, a pharmacist is here

Local pharmacies concerned about future: ‘We’re on track to be bankrupt’

By Nicole Brown Nearly 500 neighborhood pharmacies in the city are considering cutting hours or staff this year because of financial concerns, according to a recent

Drug Middlemen Got Big Markup in New York, Pharmacists Say

By Robert Langreth Pharmacy-benefit managers are taking increasingly large markups on generic drugs in New York, according to an analysis of Medicaid prescriptions at independent pharmacies in