Arkansas lawmakers learn about conditions squeezing state’s independent pharmacists

BY: - August 30, 2023

Arkansas pharmacists told a legislative panel Tuesday about a “perfect storm” of lower drug reimbursements, cash flow issues and the ripple effects of consolidation in their industry that threaten their existence. “The marketplace as a whole is dying by a hundred slashes,” pharmacy owner Blake Torres told the Legislature’s Joint Performance Review Committee. “We’re pleading […]