Why you may be getting the wrong medicine

Number 14326
Subject Health Care
Source Money Magazine
Year 1997
Publication Date June 1997
Summary Keating's investigated the alliances among big drug companies, managed-care organizations and middlemen called pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). When PBMs create lists of drugs that will be covered by the managed-care organizations they service, the PBMs favor products pushed by drugmakers with whom they are allied.
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Keywords big drug companies; pharmacy benefit managers; PBMs; corrupt alliances
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