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House Committee Chairman Launches Investigation into PBMs, Rising Drug Costs

James Comer (R-Ky), House Committee on Oversight and Accountability chairman, sent letters to the Office of Personnel Management, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Defense Health Agency asking for documents that show how PBMs’ practices are affecting federal government healthcare programs. In addition, he sent letters to CVS Caremark, Express Scripts and OptumRx, asking them to provide information on their tactics.

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Physician Targeting Using Real-time Data: How PurpleLab’s Alerts Can Help

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