Pharmacy benefit managers say they keep costs low by negotiating low drug prices and getting people on generics.
The antitrust bill, introduced by Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), has been referred to the House Judiciary Committee. And Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers's (R-Wash.) "Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act" has bipartisan support in the Senate, with Sens. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) signing on.