Five pharmacy regulations health execs must keep on their radars in 2017 March 19, 2017 By Kenneth Maxik Here are five critical regulations that executives can begin to prepare for today. Pharmacists Pushing for DIR Relief March 15, 2017 By Christine Blank Community pharmacists fight against financial pressure for their survival. Thrifty White Program Improves Medication Adherence in Diabetes March 10, 2017 By Christine Blank A Midwest pharmacy chain is creating an adherence program to help its patients with diabetes. Independent Pharmacy Cooperative and Pace Alliance Join Together February 22, 2017 By Nicholas Hamm IPC and Pace Alliance join together to help the independent pharmacist. Express Scripts’ 2016 Drug Trend Report: 7 things to know February 13, 2017 By Tracey Walker Report highlights spending trends in key areas, including specialty medications, oncology, diabetes, and inflammatory conditions. P4P programs feasible in addiction settings November 05, 2016 By Tracey Walker Alcohol and drug dependency treatment goals can tied to an insurer’s pay-for-performance incentive program. Here’s how. Insurer: No more prior auths for opioid addiction meds October 28, 2016 By Tracey Walker As part of efforts to combat the opioid epidemic, Cigna removes prior authorization from medication-assisted treatment for opioid use disorder. Biosimilars and interchangeable biologics: News to watch October 06, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate Biosimilars in the United States are slowly gaining traction, but widespread confusion and legal barriers remain. Biomarkers: Top challenges and opportunities in managed care October 05, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate Biomarkers, if used appropriately, could ensure patients receive the appropriate treatment sooner, and that they have better outcomes at reduced costs. But despite the potential and expanding capabilities, barriers to full-fledged use remain. Four developments helping address the opioid epidemic October 04, 2016 By Aubrey Westgate As the opioid epidemic continues across the U.S., new treatment programs and guidelines could help reverse the trend.