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Ron Caldwell

The United States Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.
Government & Politics / Insurance / Legal / Retail / Small Business

High Court Lets 2015 Arkansas Law Regulating PBMs Stand

In a ruling seen as a win for local pharmacies, The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday reversed a lower court decision that prevented a 2015 state law regulating pharmacy benefit managers from going into effect. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson
Government & Politics

Governor Considers Tighter Event Rules As Virus Cases Spike

Arkansas set a new record one-day increase in coronavirus cases on Thursday as Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he's looking at requiring state approval for smaller indoor events. read more >
Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs the pharmacy benefit manager law.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance

Governor Signs Pharmacy Benefit Manager Bill into Law

Gov. Asa Hutchinson signs into law a bill that requires pharmacy benefit managers to be licensed by the state. The Arkansas Pharmacy Benefits Manager Licensure Act requires licensure of any PBM that services any insurance plans that are not self-funded by employers. read more >
State Rep. Michelle Gray, R-Melbourne, is a moving force behind a first-in-the-nation effort to regulate pharmacy benefit managers.
Government & Politics / Health Care / Insurance / Legal / Manufacturing

Stuck in the Middle: Regulating Pharmacy Benefit ManagersLock Icon

A special legislative session starting Tuesday is expected to result in deep-red Arkansas becoming the first state to license and regulate pharmacy benefit managers. read more >