Are Pharmacy Benefit Managers Putting Personal Profits Ahead of Patient Access?
In a new ASCO in Action Podcast, Dr. Ray Page and ASCO CEO Dr. Clifford A. Hudis discuss the detriment that Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) may be having on cancer care delivery.
While the original intent of the PBM system was good, Dr. Page says over time that’s changed. “They claim that they’re controllers of cost,” he says, “but in reality, they have created huge and extremely complex business relationships to where they now have put personal profits ahead of patients.”