Pharmacy Benefits Managers: A Driving Force for Deals

Walgreens’ recent announcement to acquire Rite Aid generated plenty of buzz, with analysts suggesting that the deal was really about pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs). Controlling drug costs has become a major focus for providers, insurers and retail pharmacies, making PBMs a hot commodity.

BDO’s Dr. Bill Bithoney shared his thoughts with Modern Healthcare about one of the benefits consolidation in the marketplace could bring for employers: lower prices.   

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