Bipartisan letter urges permanent DIR fix

NCPA April 27, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to strain small business independent community pharmacies, 114 House members of the U.S. House of Representatives signed on to letter asking to include language permanently prohibiting pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration clawbacks by pharmacy benefit managers in future coronavirus relief packages. The bipartisan letter was led by Reps. Buddy Carter (R-Ga.), Peter Welch (D-Vt.), Doug Collins (R-Ga.), Raja Krishnamoorthi (D-Ill.), and Vicente Gonzalez (D-Texas). Thank you to all who responded to our call to action. In total 3,320 letters were sent to 407 House offices and this response was instrumental in garnering such support.

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