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Date:9/29/2011

plans to offer discounts that encourage employees to get prescriptions by mail."

"On prescription drug issues, regulators will have to choose between small business and powerful special interests who want rules that make employers pay more. When costs go up, it becomes harder for small businesses to offer benefits to their employees," said PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt.

Next week, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) is expected to offer recommendations to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on the "essential benefits" regulations. Small businesses will be among those most affected by these rules, which apply to employers that purchase coverage and have fewer than one hundred employees, as well as qualified health plans in the state exchanges.

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PCMA represents the nation's pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), which improve
affordability and quality of care through the use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing),
generic alternatives, mail-service pharmacies, and other innovative tools for 200-plus million Americans.

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