FOCUS OF THE WEEK
Payer Management of Oncology: An In-Depth Look
On Friday, November 16, The American Journal of Managed Care hosted its first annual live meeting, "Translating Evidence-Based Research into Value-Based Decisions in Oncology." The conference, which brought together stakeholders from all sides of the managed care industry, provided an arena for healthcare professionals to discuss new, innovative payment models being utilized by both payers and providers.
NAMCP Fall Managed Care Forum Recap
The AJMC editorial team was in Las Vegas this week to cover this year’s National Association of Managed Care Professionals Fall Managed Care Forum. As always, AJMC strives to bring you the most relevant useful content that impacts the delivery of quality healthcare in the United States. This week's In Focus strives to bring the most salient points of the 3-day meeting directly to you.
UnitedHealthcare Bars Copay Coupons for Specialty Drugs
According to a report by Elsevier’s BusinessIntelligence, UnitedHealthcare has announced that pharmacies that are participating in its Designated Specialty Pharmacy network will “no longer redeem manufacturer-sponsored coupons as an offset to member cost-sharing payments for 6 specialty drugs beginning January 1, 2013.”