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Still No Surprises at SmithRx: The Consolidated Appropriations Act (CAA) 2021

January 18, 2023Uncategorized

At SmithRx, we’re all about transparency and passing through savings for prescription drug coverage. Our numerous SmithRx Connect savings programs,…

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A New Approach to Consumerism in Healthcare

January 3, 2023Uncategorized

As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers and plan sponsors are continually being pressed to find solutions. The healthcare industry…

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Is there a “Twindemic” upon us?

November 17, 2022Uncategorized

As the world battled the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, with heightened measures to quarantine and social distance, the…

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The end of an era

October 10, 2022Uncategorized

Humira price hikes come to an end with biosimilars in 2023. After nearly two decades of patent exclusivity and $200…

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The Ozempic Shortage Explained

September 27, 2022Uncategorized

Ozempic, manufactured by Novo Nordisk, is a medication FDA approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes. An uptick in off-label…

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SmithRx Announces $20 Million Series B Led by Venrock

March 10, 2022Uncategorized

San Francisco, California — 10 March 2022, 9:30 AM PT — SmithRx, a next-generation pharmacy benefits management company, today announced…

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SmithRx collaborates with EHIR and industry leading PBMs to create an employer guide to pharmacy benefits

February 2, 2022Uncategorized

The use of Pharmacy Benefits Managers (PBMs) is the most common method implemented by employers to facilitate providing a pharmacy…

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What is a Drug Acquisition Platform, and how is it different from a traditional PBM?

January 31, 2022Uncategorized

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) were established in the 1980’s as a solution to facilitate the electronic transaction between pharmacies and…

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Your PBM says they met their guarantees, but did they save you money?

January 4, 2022Uncategorized

We have previously discussed the standard methods used to evaluate PBMs and how contract definitions can impact PBM accountability in…

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Why are drug prices so high? The answer in two charts

December 18, 2021Uncategorized

It’s clear to most Americans that our medical costs are higher than they should be, and that drug prices in…

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