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Pharmacist: Local Stores Struggle WIth PBMs

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WMDT 47 NEWS - Painkillers aren't the only thing pharmacies have to worry.

Many across the country are apparently struggling to keep their doors open. WMDT spoke to a local pharmacist who says he's losing money due to prices from Pharmacy Benefit Managers, who negotiate with drug makers and pharmacies.

Elsewhere, the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association says close to 600 local shops will go out of business because of the practice. A current bill in the state would require pharmacy benefit managers to get a state license from the state pharmacy board.

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