FTC: N.Y. pharmacy bill restricting use of mail-service pharmacies would drive up drug prices for consumers

08/15/2011 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

A letter from the Federal Trade Commission said a bill in New York to ban discounts on prescriptions filled by mail order "impedes a fundamental prerequisite to consumer choice: healthy competition between retail and mail-order pharmacies, which constrains costs and maximizes access to prescription drugs."

PCMA statement: FTC to New York: Anti-Mail-Service Pharmacy Bill Would Hurt Consumers, Likely Raise Prices and Reduce Access to Prescription Drugs

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