D.C. Court Rebuffs Challenge To Pharmaceutical Statute
March 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT
Law360 (March 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- On March 6, 2007, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) national trade association’s challenge to a District of Columbia law requiring pharmaceutical industry disclosures, called the AccessRx Act of 2004 (the Act). Pharmaceutical Care Management Association v. District of Columbia, No. 04-1082 (D.D.C.).
The decision, which vacates the court’s earlier grant of a preliminary injunction, paves the way for enforcement of Title II of the Act. Title II regulates PBMs by imposing fiduciary duties on them...