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Hello, everyone, and how are you today? We are just fine, thank you, although we could do without a new round of noisy municipal fix-it work taking place this morning alongside the otherwise serene Pharmalot campus. Nonetheless, keeping busy is one way to cope. So on that note, here are some items of interest to help you stay focused yourselves. And of course, we hope you have a smashing day. Keep in touch …

Several consumers filed a lawsuit charging that CVS and Express Scripts negotiated “increasingly large rebates” for the EpiPen device from Mylan, which benefited the pharmacy benefit managers and their clients, rather than negotiating lower prices for beneficiaries. As a result, this contributed to the 600 percent price increase over the past decade. The PBMs are accused of breaching their duties under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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