Cheryl Larson Talks PBMs and Keys to Employer Success

It's time for employers to consider more than just the medical benefits but the pharmacy benefits when it comes to specialty pharmaceuticals, said Cheryl Larson, BA, vice president of the Midwest Business Group on Health.

It’s time for employers to consider more than just the medical benefits but the pharmacy benefits when it comes to specialty pharmaceuticals, said Cheryl Larson, BA, vice president of the Midwest Business Group on Health.

She added that “robust” plan designs that concentrate on transparency and include case management and adherence programs are critical to an employer’s so-called success when dealing with specialty medications.

“Now it’s more important than ever for [employers] to understand how they do business so that they can best manage cost and again patient outcomes,” Ms Larson explained.