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ERISA Preempts State Regulation of PBM–Pharmacy Pricing Agreements

By and on Jul 31, 2018
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

ERISA broadly preempts state laws that “relate to” ERISA-governed employee benefit plans to ensure a uniform federal regulatory scheme and to relieve ERISA plans from the burdens of satisfying a patchwork of state laws. Recently, however, several states have enacted legislation designed to regulate the prices that pharmacy benefit managers, as third-party administrators for ERISA-governed...

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