Groom principal Ryan Temme was quoted by Law360 in the article, “Ruling Casts Shadow On Health Plans’ Drug Coupon Policies,” where he discussed the potential effects of a court decision that could allow plans to create programs to block participants from applying manufacturer drug coupons to their out-of-pocket costs.
“We’ve spoken to a decent number of employers who are worried about it,” said Temme. According to Law360, he continued, adding that “the timing of the ruling was ‘pretty unfortunate – they’re going into open enrollment shortly.’”
Temme further stated, “This raises a lot of questions in terms of whether or not there needs to be material amendments to the plan moving forward, and what sort of implications that has for the plan’s compliance.”
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