drug costs

ICER-VA alliance for formulary management sparks debateThe National Pharmaceutical Council takes issue with ICER’s collaboration with the VA’s PBM. Find out what both camps are saying.
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costs
Ten ways hospitals can manage rising drug costsFluctuations in drug pricing and medication shortages are among the reasons for rising drug prices. Learn how you can protect your hospital’s bottom line.
Game-changing gene therapies present cost problems for health execsCAR-T therapies have high price tags so it’s important to understand your patient population and budget impact.
Payers need access to pre-approval drug informationPre-drug-approval forecasting and budgeting is increasingly important for payers. Is a safe harbor for manufacturers necessary?
The pink taxSome drugs associated with a 40% higher cost for women
Value-based Rx: How physicians can manage affordability, adherence
Value-based Rx: How physicians can manage affordability, adherenceFor doctors, the price of prescription drugs used to be largely a medical concern: Patients wouldn’t get better if they couldn’t afford to fill their prescriptions. But with Medicare’s growing emphasis on value-based care, many physicians now also have a financial stake in ensuring that patients can pay for the medications they need.
This is the solution to rising drug costsIt's fair—right?
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy News
Small Doses: Sex, Drugs, and Other Pharmacy NewsEasy-to-swallow bits of news from around the world of pharmacy.
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costs
Top four approaches to reduce pharmaceutical costsMCOs are fighting back against rising pharmaceutical costs. Here are the top strategies they are embracing.
Why there’s an uptick in outcomes-based contractsOperational issues aside, outcomes-based contracts can offer a two-fold benefit for managed care executives.