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Guttenberg speaks on bill supporting pharmacists

 

August 30, 2018

Brian Varela / Petersburg Pilot

Petersburg Rexall Drug staff with Rep. David Guttenberg after he addressed the community about House Bill 240 on Monday.

After the weather prevented Gov. Bill Walker from landing in Petersburg, Rep. David Guttenberg in his stead spoke about the importance of House Bill 240 at Petersburg Rexall Drug on Monday.

The bill will address the rising costs of pharmaceutical drugs and bring transparency to the relationship between PBMs (Pharmacy Benefit Managers) and drug manufacturers, said Guttenberg. PBMs were originally established in the 1970s as a middle man between pharmacies and drug manufacturers to negotiate prescription drug prices on behalf of pharmacies.

"Now if you look at the PBMs, they are some of the...



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