March 06, 2018
Experts from healthcare policy organizations and advocacy groups that cater to Medicare enrollees exchanged best practices and proposed policies to help alleviate access issues during the Cost-Sharing Roundtable, co-hosted by the Patient Access Network Foundation and The American Journal of Managed Care®, on February 23, 2018, at the Barbara Jordan Conference Center in Washington, DC.
October 16, 2017
The hospital formulary system is an ongoing process that evaluates and selects the safest, most effective, and most economical care for hospitalized patients. As healthcare continues to change, so will the formulary management process.
Pharmacy Team Engagement in Navigating the Revenue Cycle for High-Cost Medications in Patients With Cancer
October 16, 2017
With the clinical and financial implications of high-cost medications, and their impact on health system revenue, it is of utmost importance for all key stakeholders to be engaged in the complex revenue cycle.
September 29, 2017
Medicare formularies were inconsistent in increasing restrictiveness to drugs that received FDA black box warnings for death and/or cardiovascular risk with safer available drug alternatives.
August 29, 2017
Mark Warren, MD, emphasizes the importance of formulary access to the insulin therapies prescribed and the role of biosimilar insulins in type 2 diabetes.
August 26, 2017
Placing formulary restrictions on brand name drugs shifts use toward generics, lowers the cost per prescription fill, and has minimal impact on overall adherence for antidiabetes, antihyperlipidemia, and antihypertension medications among low-income subsidy recipients in Medicare Part D plans.
August 18, 2017
Study finds there is little evidence to suggest that an oxycodone HCI extended-release tablets nonformulary restriction has a direct effect on patient enrollment behavior.
July 28, 2017
Louis S. Christos, RPh, provides insight on the evaluation of antidiabetes drugs for formulary inclusion and discusses management trends and the importance of individualized care.