Same Condition, Different Costs: Should Patients Pay Different Amounts?
Patients who have the same condition sometimes pay different out-of-pocket costs for their medications, but when is this differential more appropriate? Our webinar addressed these questions and identified some of the ethical, legal and economic issues with variable copays based on NPC research.
NPC in Chain Drug Review: Should Patients With the Same Condition Bear Different Costs?
NPC President Dan Leonard tackles variable copays in his latest commentary for Chain Drug Review. In it, he considers when variable cost-sharing is less acceptable for patients who require higher-tier formulary medications and highlights recent NPC research examining patient cost-sharing.
Information Wanted: Finding the Balance in Pharmaceutical Evidence Exchange With Payers and Providers
A new white paper highlights survey findings from payers and providers on what types of evidence are most important to them when it comes to making population coverage decisions for formularies and care pathways.