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Civil Unrest Philadelphia

Pharmacists Mutual cares very much about the well-being of our members.  You may be aware of the civil unrest affecting the Philadelphia area.  During times like these, it is important to know that you have a trusted partner in Pharmacists Mutual.  You should feel confident that we stand ready to respond to any hardship faced Read More »


DES MOINES REGISTER NAMES PHARMACISTS MUTUAL A WINNER OF THE IOWA TOP WORKPLACES 2023 AWARD Algona, IA – For the seventh consecutive year, Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company has received a Top Workplaces 2023 honor. The list is based solely on employee feedback gathered through a third-party survey administered by employee engagement technology partner Energage LLC. Read More »

Sincere Sympathies on the Death of Officer Kevin Cram

Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company and PMC Advantage Insurance Services express their shared sense of loss, anger and grief at the murder of Algona Police Officer Kevin Cram. Officer Cram kept Iowa communities safe for over a decade, and made the ultimate sacrifice the night of September 13, 2023 in the service of where we all Read More »

RM Alert: Hurricane Lee

Hurricane Preparedness   The National Weather Service has issued a watch for Hurricane Lee. Hurricane-force winds may extend outward up to 90 miles (150 km) from the center, and tropical-storm-force winds extend outward up to 310 miles (500 km). While the storm is expected to hit Maine, effects may be felt in New Hampshire and Read More »


Algona, IA (July 24, 2023) – Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company, the parent company of Chiron Insurance Company and PMC Advantage Insurance Services, Inc., announced July 21, 2023, that its Board of Directors has unanimously chosen Aaron Pearce as the organization’s next President and Chief Executive Officer. Pearce, who currently serves as Vice President and General Read More »

The DIR Hangover: The What, When, and How to Avoid

DIR (Direct and Indirect Remuneration) fees is a comprehensive term which covers charges made to pharmacies by Medicare Part D plans or PBMs outside of normal administration fees. The charges may be classified as service fees, network access fees, or they may even be tied to pharmacy performance quality measures. Two of the major problems Read More »

Status of Mifepristone Update 4/21/23

Update – Friday, April 21, 2023 – The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-2 today to stay the entire order issued by Judge Kacsmaryk of Texas.  This ruling overrules the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals’ order that partially stayed Kacsmaryk’s order.  As a result, mifepristone’s status will remain unchanged until the Fifth Circuit hears the case Read More »

Status of Mifepristone

The recent Federal court rulings on the status of mifepristone may leave pharmacists wondering where they stand if they dispense mifepristone. The answer has been changing rapidly and may continue to do so. The answer may also depend on where the pharmacist practices. On April 7, 2023, Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk of the United States District Read More »

2022 Annual Report

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Documentation: Dos & Don’ts

Ask any healthcare professional why they entered their field; the answer will likely be to help people. You probably will encounter few, if any, that will tell you it was to spend extra time charting. However, this documentation is crucial to the care we provide. There are three aspects when providing services in which accurate Read More »