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Wall Street Journal: Express Scripts is Sued by Compound Pharmacies for Denying Claims

Monday, November 24, 2014   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Dagmar Anderson
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IACP is mentioned in this Wall Street Journal Pharmalot blog, "Express Scripts is Sued by Compound Pharmacies for Denying Claims."

"Compound pharmacies, however, have been chafing over the law, which creates two classes of compounders – one that voluntarily chooses to register with the FDA and another that may decline to do so. The first group is subject to certain conditions, such as meeting good manufacturing practices, but the FDA hopes the requirements will give hospitals and physicians the confidence needed to purchase needed compounded medicines.

Recently, the International Academy of Compounding Pharmacists, a trade group, began lobbying Congress to alter the law and make “technical corrections.” In response, a group of trade groups for drug makers, along with the Pew Trust, wrote to the FDA to express support for the law in its existing form."

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