Testimony

David Balto, Statement testimony before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Developments in the Prescription Drug Market, February 4, 2016

David Balto, Testimony before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law on the state of competition in the Pharmacy Benefits Manager and Pharmacy Marketplaces, November 17, 2015

Lynn Quincy, Consumers Union, Testimony before the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial and Antitrust Law, November 17, 2015

David Balto, Testimony before the Department of Labor on the benefits of PBM transparency, June 19, 2014

Lynn Quincy, Consumers Union, Testimony before the Department of Labor on the benefits of PBM transparency, June 19, 2014

Randy DeFrehn, National Coordinating Committee for Multi-employer Plans, Testimony before the Department of Labor on the benefits of PBM transparency, June 19, 2014

Joe Baker, Testimony before the Energy & Commerce Committee, Subcommittee on Health,  February 26, 2014

David Balto, Testimony before the North Dakota Legislature on PBM MAC legislation, March 25, 2013

 

Letters

FTC Commissioner Julie Brill, Letter to the ERISA Advisory Council of the Department of Labor disputing FTC Staff opinion that PBM market is competitive, August 19, 2014

Report urging more oversight of PBMs, Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services

David Balto, Letter to the Hawaii Legislature on anti-mail order legislation, April 12, 2013

Comments

David Balto, Comments to the FTC/DOJ Healthcare Workshop discussing the effects of PBMs' restrictive pharmacy networks on patients and specialty pharmacies, April 30, 2015.

Increasing Competition and Choice:  An Evaluation of Proposed Medicare Regulation and Their Impact on Pharmaceutical Access and Care, David Balto and James Kovaks

Competitive Concerns and Price Transparency in the PBM Market, David Balto

The Cost of PBM "Self-Dealing" Under a Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit, James Langenfeld and Robert Maness

Leveling the Playing Field in the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry, Allison Dabbs Garrett and Robert Garis

Squeezing the Middleman: Ending Underhanded Dealing in the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry through Regulation, Mark Meador

The Need for Transparency in Health Care: Clearing the Fog to Make the Market Work, David Balto