Transparency-Rx promises reform in the PBM landscape

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Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have recently emerged as a punching bag with the pharma trade group PhRMA accusing such orgs of driving up drug prices. Now, an alliance of PBMs  known as Transparency-Rx has emerged, promising a reform initiative in a digital campaign attempting to put pressure on rival PBMs. This coalition’s efforts could reshape drug pricing dynamics, with potentially significant consequences for pharma companies, which may potentially need to adapt to a market with more straightforward and possibly more stringent pricing structures.

Transparency-Rx pushes for PBM reform

Transparency-Rx, comprising PBMs such as AffirmedRx, Liviniti and SmithRx, claim they can generate major per-prescription savings. In doing so, they aim to differentiate themselves from the “big three” PBMs, which include CVS Caremark, Express Scr…

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