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The Secret Behind High Drug Costs

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The Commonwealth Club

110 The Embarcadero

San Francisco, CA 94105

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Mary Powell, J.D., LL.M., Attorney and Partner, Trucker Huss; Affordable Care Act (ACA) Attorney
Pramod John, Ph.D., CEO, VIVIO Health
David Wiesner, MBA, Employee Benefit Consultant; Principal, Edgewood Partners Insurance Center

Prescription drug costs keep escalating with no cap in sight. Is it the drug companies that are marking up the prices, or is something else driving these high costs? The increase has been astronomical and affects patients’ ability to pay for drugs and take them as prescribed. This creates a dangerous situation for the patient. Come learn about pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), an industry secret that explains why drug prices are both confusing and expensive. Find out how PBMs control the amount paid for prescription drugs, why discounts don’t get to the patient and what actions we can take to reduce prescription drug costs.

Location: 110 The Embarcadero, Toni Rembe Rock Auditorium, San Francisco
Time: 5:30 p.m check-in, 6 p.m. program
MLF: Health & Medicine
Program Organizer: Judy Chan

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