The Business of Pharmacy Podcast™

Episodes

January 30, 2023

The Dual Pharmacy Model | Nate Hux, Pharmacist, Freedom Pharmacy and Pikerington Pharmacy

Nate Hux, R.Ph. is a pharmacist who runs a dual pharmacy system, where one pharmacy is inside the traditional healthcare system and the other is outside of it, He believes that this system allows for greater transparency for customers and helps them understand the costs of their medication.

Board Startup PBM CEO Marketing Selling/Buying Pharmacy

December 26, 2022

The FTC Awakens in the Fight for Pharmacy Competition.

In this podcast episode, Doug Hoey, R.Ph., CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association, bravely confronts the FTC's historically anti-pharmacy stance, inspiring 24,000 responses to challenge the decades-old consumer welfare standard and restore competition for consumers.

PBM CEO FTC

October 24, 2022

Analyzing PBMs for Employers | Trevor Daer, BESc, Granite Peak Analytics

Trevor Daer, BESc, CEO of president and founder of Granite Peak Analytics discusses how he analyses PBMs for businesses. https://granitepeakrx.com/ Please support The Business of Pharmacy Podcast™ by checking out our sponsors...

Startup PBM

October 10, 2022

Vertical Integration | Antonio Ciaccia & Ben Link, PharmD, 3 Axis Advisors and 46brooklyn

Antonio Ciaccia & Ben Link, PharmD, 3 Axis Advisors and 46brooklyn discuss how the pharmacy market is impacted by vertical integration. https://www.3axisadvisors.com/ https://www.46brooklyn.com/ Please support The Business of...

PBM

August 15, 2022

Advancing Transparent PBMs | Roy Wilkinson, Mutual Rx

Roy Wilkinson founder and CEO of Mutual Rx discussed the growth of transparent PBMs. https://www.mutual-rx.com/

PBM

August 08, 2022

Unregulated Mail Order Temperature | Loretta Boesing, Unite for Safe Medications

Loretta Boesing founder of Unite for Safe Medications, discusses the unregulated temperature extremes in mail order pharmacy. https://uniteforsafemedications.com/

PBM

July 04, 2022

FTC Inquiry Into PBMs | Luke Slindee and Benjamin Jolley, PharmDs

Luke Slindee and Benjamin Jolley, PharmDs, discuss the FTC Inquiry into PBMs. https://benjaminjolley.substack.com/

PBM

February 21, 2022

More PBM Audit Abuse | Dae Lee, PharmD, and Harini Bupathi, Attorneys at Frier Levitt

Dae Lee, PharmD, and Harini Bupathi, Attys at Frier Levitt talk about new abusive audit practices by the PBMs. https://www.frierlevitt.com/ PBM Audit Checklist

PBM

February 07, 2022

The "Specialty" Drug Lockout | Vinay Eapen, PharmD, UTMB Specialty Pharmacy

Vinay Eapen, PharmD, discusses how he broke into the world of specialty pharmacy. vieapen@utmb.edu

PBM

November 15, 2021

Amazon, PBMs, and Other Huge Businesses | Luke Slindee & Benjamin Jolley, PharmDs

The guests on the show, Luke Slindee and Benjamin Jolley, are both pharmacists interested in pharmacy pricing and the pharmacy supply chain. The business model of Amazon is similar to that of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) ...

PBM FTC Monopoly

November 01, 2021

Why I Sold My Pharmacy | Scott Newman, PharmD, PUTT President and Former Pharmacy Owner

Scott Newman, PharmD, discusses the reasons why he sold his independent pharmacy. https://www.truthrx.org/

PBM Workplace Selling/Buying Pharmacy

October 04, 2021

Changing the Pharmacy Payment Model | Doug Hoey, CEO at National Community Pharmacists Association

Doug Hoey, BPharm, is the CEO of the National Community Pharmacists Association https://ncpa.org/

PBM Services Selling/Buying Pharmacy

September 27, 2021

Legal Wins Against PBMs | Mark Cuker, Attorney

Attorney Mark Cuker discusses his recent legal wins against the PBMs. mark@cukerlaw.com

PBM Legal

August 30, 2021

A New Kind of PBM | A. J. Loiacono, CEO at Capital Rx

A.J. Loiacono is the CEO of Capital Rx. https://www.cap-rx.com/

PBM

August 23, 2021

Legal Fights Against PBMs | Greg Reybold, Atty, Georgia Pharmacy Assoc.

Attorney Greg Reybold is general counsel & vice-president of public policy for the Georgia Pharmacy Association.

PBM