Pharmacy Benefit Managers Target of Gov. DeSantis Proposal to Lower Drug Costs

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Florida’s governor is taking aim at Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM). Earlier this month, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced legislation that he said would protect consumers and help in lowering the price of prescription drugs. A PBM is a third-party administrator of a prescription drug program that processes and pays prescription drug claims. They also are supposed…

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida Nets $168M in Battling Fraud in FY 2022

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The U.S. Attorney’s Office Middle District of Florida collected $168,330,189 related to criminal and civil matters in the fiscal year ending Sept. 30, 2022. Of that, $103,089,821 represents total collections in criminal and civil actions. The office further breaks it down stating that $43,048,067 was recovered in locally handled cases — $17,769,638 in criminal and…

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