Pharmacists Pushing for DIR Relief March 15, 2017By Christine BlankCommunity pharmacists fight against financial pressure for their survival. New strategies for managing drug spend: RA, Cancer, Hep C
March 04, 2017The proliferation of specialty drugs has prompted new techniques for keeping costs in tow.
The Top Six Ways Trump’s Policies Will Impact Pharmacies February 23, 2017By Christine BlankHow the new Trump administration will affect everything from the ACA to the FDA. Four innovative models rein in pharma costs December 05, 2016By Mari EdlinPlans and PBMs are finding new ways to rein in pharmacy costs. Walgreens-Prime alliance: A new breed pharmacy strategy? September 02, 2016By Tracey WalkerThis model, touted as “next-generation,” combines retail and specialty and mail services and PBM along with immediate care clinics. Brand-name patent losses raise pharma cost concernsA number of traditional brand-name pharmaceuticals have lost, or will lose, patent protection this year. What does this mean over the longer-term for controlling costs? Drug spending rising at slower pace March 21, 2016By Tracey WalkerPBM Express Scripts shares findings from its new Drug Trend Report. CMS unveils enhanced MTM program March 06, 2016By Mari EdlinModel set to improve compliance, reduce costs, but reimbursement challenges remain. PBM vs. PBA: The pros and cons
September 02, 2015Industry experts weigh the options between a traditional pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy benefits administrator.
How to reduce healthcare spending through MTM June 18, 2015By Marc O'ConnorA large chunk of what insurers spend can be saved by improving medication adherence through medication therapy management done right.