Yelena Yankovskaya, PharmD, Discusses the Expectations and Roles of VBID in Combating Nonadherence
Yelena Yankovskaya, PharmD, a managed markets fellow at the Mayes College of Healthcare Business and Policy, describes the expectations and roles of predictive modeling, value-based insurance design, and gamification/social media in contemporary managed care pharmacy.
This video was taken at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 25th Annual Meeting & Expo in San Diego, CA, on April 4, 2013.
A Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal would remove a number of prescription drug classes from Medicare Part D drug plans, while also limiting the number of plans insurers could offer to seniors.
President Barack Obama is proposing more than $400 billion in cuts to Medicare over the next decade in his fiscal 2015 budget, an almost identical amount to what he recommended last year. But those cuts are heavily weighted toward future years, with only $3.5 billion occurring in 2015.
The Republican-led House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to delay for one year the tax penalty Americans will pay under President Barack Obama's healthcare law if they decline to enroll in health coverage for this year.