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PCMA Launches New Oregon Ad Campaign: 'That's What PBMs Do'
Date:2/6/2012

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) launched a new ad campaign in Oregon that highlights the core value proposition of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs).  The ad campaign – "That's What PBMs Do"focuses on key themes including:

  • PBMs lower costs for employers, unions, and consumers
  • PBM mail-service pharmacies improve safety, savings, and convenience
  • PBMs help patients make informed prescription drug decisions and improve adherence.

"This ad campaign will educate key Oregon decision makers about the important savings and safety benefits PBMs provide to employers, unions, and consumers," said PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt. 

Click here to view the new ads.

PBMs will save Oregon consumers and payers $20 billion in prescription drug costs – a 35 percent savings – over the next decade.  Nationally, PBMs will save consumers and payers, including Medicare Part D, almost $2 trillion in prescription drug costs over the next decade, according to new research from Visante.

In addition to the ad campaign, a new PCMA video highlights the innovative tools and programs PBMs use to make prescription medications safer and more affordable for more than 215 million Americans with health coverage provided through Fortune 500 employers, health insurance plans, labor unions, and Medicare Part D.

View the new video here

PBMs improve safety and savings in several ways:

  • Negotiating Discounts from Drugstores and Drug Manufacturers: Retail pharmacies provide discounts to be included in a plan's pharmacy network.  The more selective the network, the greater the
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