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Drug Co-Pay Subsidies From Pharma At Odds With Goals Of Health Reform - Medco

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

From a health care reform perspective, the industry's increasing practice of providing subsidies that help keep patients on higher cost drugs "is a really bad thing to do" and "should not be allowed," Chairman Snow comments during PBM's earnings call.

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