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WASHINGTON — House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer plans to hold a hearing on the results of an investigation into the business practices of drug middlemen, he said Wednesday.

Comer is not a fan of pharmacy benefit managers. The Kentucky Republican represents a rural part of the state, and independent pharmacists in rural areas tend to be vehemently opposed to some PBM business practices.


“I intend to prove that PBMs are intentionally reimbursing competing pharmacies like you less than they are paying pharmacies they own,” Comer said to a packed audience of pharmacists who gave two standing ovations.

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