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November 19, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services recently released a final rule requiring health insurers to disclose drug pricing and cost-sharing information
October 05, 2020
New policy recommendations aim to increase the uptake of biomarker testing and advance health insurance coverage for precision medicine in cancer care.
September 03, 2020
A plus for both patients and pharmacists
July 07, 2020
A group of pharmacies and pharmacy organizations urged the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services to formally recognize and promote medical at home pharmacy services for long-term care.
June 23, 2020
A new poll by Gallup and West Health found that a majority of Americans have expressed numerous health care system-related concerns, including rising costs of drugs, insurance premiums, and health care in response to COVID-19.
September 11, 2019
New changes are making it more difficult for generics and biosimilars to compete on formularies.
June 16, 2017
New study shows that a Universal Medication Schedule could help diabetes patients.
August 10, 2016
Pharmacists on P&T committees are going to face issues that range from biosimilar naming systems to challenges in dispensing and costs.
“Basically, everything we know will be gutted over the next three years.”
June 10, 2016
According to PBMs, those drug coupons are something else.
May 31, 2016
PBMs have dodged state-mandated requirements for transparency in generics drug pricing, so many states are rewriting their laws.
May 03, 2016
Five years of imatinib treatment for CML = >$100,000 saved per patient.
July 10, 2015
Value-based care is transforming the world of healthcare. Simple cost management must give way to utilization management, and alignment of stakeholder services is inevitable.
April 10, 2015
Cost of treatment often forces aging patients on limited incomes to choose between paying for medications or for food and rent.
Key trends point to a collaboration between pharmacies and healthcare stakeholders that will shape better delivery of patient education, adherence support, and financial assistance.
March 10, 2015
Validation through inclusion in Medicare Part B could lead to recognition of pharmacists as healthcare providers across the board.
February 13, 2015
A group of 55 pharmacies located mainly in Pennsylvania has turned to the courts to resolve reimbursement differences with Catamaran.
February 11, 2015
Discounts and rebates negotiated by some third-party payers are ensuring the place of hepatitis C drugs in their formularies.
July 10, 2014
As specialty pharmaceuticals consume more of the healthcare dollar, the role of managed care pharmacy will be critical.
April 24, 2014
An 18-month statewide program to decrease painkiller prescriptions and lower addiction risks resulted in 6.6 million fewer doses dispensed, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts recently announced.