Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) have become embedded in the ecosystem of drug pricing– but these middlemen are one of the reasons patients see high prices at the pharmacy counter.
This episode is a crash course in everything drug pricing with a focus on PBMs, from their inception to their influence on health care costs. Guest Antonio Ciaccia, drug pricing researcher, explains how the key players of the drug supply chain, specifically PBMs, have impacted patients’ access to transparent health care.
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob,” Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent
Antonio Ciaccia, President of 3 Axis Advisors and Chief Executive Officer of 46brooklyn Research
Kelsey Feng, Correspondent
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