WASHINGTON, June 12, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) issued the following statement regarding today's ruling by the United States Supreme Court in Sandoz v. Amgen:
"The Supreme Court's ruling on biosimilars will help create more competition among costly biologic medications, which is the key to reducing overall prescription drug costs for consumers, employers, government programs, and others."
PCMA is the national association representing America's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 266 million Americans who have health insurance from a variety of sponsors including: commercial health plans, self-insured employer plans, union plans, Medicare Part D plans, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), state government employee plans, Medicaid plans, and others.
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SOURCE Pharmaceutical Care Management Association