Daniel Tomaszewski, PharmD, Discusses How Practices in Managed Care Pharmacy Guided Legislation
Daniel Tomaszewski, PharmD, PhD Candidate, an assistant professor at the University of Minnesota, College of Pharmacy, Duluth, discusses the impact of managed care pharmacy on current legislation, regulatory policies, and ongoing healthcare reform.
This video was taken at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA, on April 4, 2013.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), in his first speech as the new chairman of the powerful Senate Finance Committee, said it's important for Congress to pass legislation that would permanently repeal Medicare's contentious physician payment formula, but did not say how lawmakers intend to pay for it.
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