Understanding Competition in U.S. Prescription Drug Markets: Entry and Supply Chain Dynamics #00364

Submission Number:
00364
Commenter:
Mark White
State:
North Carolina
Initiative Name:
Understanding Competition in U.S. Prescription Drug Markets: Entry and Supply Chain Dynamics
Independent Retail Pharmacies are finding it hard to compete. Many insurance companies will not let you sign a third party contract unless you are part of a group, even if you agree to accept the reimbursements being offered. This leaves independent pharmacies at a substantial disadvantage and results in fewer choices for consumers.