April 9, 2020
✦ A case before the U.S. Supreme Court, which will determine how far states can go in regulating PBMs, will be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. Oral arguments in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association were scheduled for April 27 but have now been postponed to an unspecified date. The case, which challenges a 2015 law enacted in Arkansas, concerns whether PBMs are acting as agents under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and therefore are exempt from state-level regulation. Read more at https://bit.ly/2Rmyuyd.