How PBMs Reduce Costs and Improve Quality

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reduce prescription drug costs and improve quality for consumers, employers, unions, and government programs. Drug benefit savings and quality solutions strategies include:

Negotiating rebates and discounts from drug manufacturers and drugstores.

Leveraging competition to reduce high-cost specialty medications and improve adherence.

Offering lower cost home delivery of medications for patients with chronic conditions like high blood pressure and rheumatoid arthritis.

Offering lower cost pharmacy plans that offer convenient access and extra discounts at certain pharmacies.

Encouraging the use of generics and more affordable brand medications.

Reducing errors and improving the lives of patients.

Resources

What is a PBM?

See how does drug pricing works

What is drug price
transparency?

How do specialty pharmacies lower costs and improve quality?

How do preferred pharmacies
save money for seniors?

Who hires
a PBM?

How do PBMs reduce Medicare
Part D Rx costs?

How do PBMs lower costs with
home delivery?

How Much PBMs are Saving: State-by-State