Lewis County Herald - Serving Hohenwald, Lewis County Tennessee Since 1898

Tennessee 28th District Capitol Hill Week in Review


Legislation gives patients more control over prescription drugs - The Patient Access Choice and Transparency Act, legislation prioritizing patient-centered care by making certain reforms to how Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) operate in Tennessee, was approved by the House and Senate this year. Senate Bill 1617 would help ensure patients can use the pharmacies they choose and trust rather than being forced by their insurance companies to use specialty pharmacies that often don’t meet patients’ needs. This is particularly important for patients with chronic, complex or rare diseases. PB...

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