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    Members representing pharmacies, pharmacy benefits managers, consumers and state departments participate in the House Healthcare Availability & Accessibility Committee on Monday. [Blue Room Stream]

    Health insurance reform has been the dominant issue in Springfield this session and lawmakers are toying with more changes to further regulate pharmacy benefits managers (PBM).

    Members of the House are slowing down the process on legislation that had been moving forward from Rep. Thaddeus Jones (D-Calumet City) and spent Monday trying to learn what PBMs do. But the hearing often left more questions than answers about the complex branch of the health insurance industry and was largely missing a key voice on the topic — the PBMs.

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