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Stakeholders focused on the challenges of current prior authorization and step therapy programs, approaches to improve these processes for patient care, and reviewed current legislative activities underway to reform prior authorization and step therapy.
Sarah Wells Kocsis explains why the Society for Women's Health Research is calling on the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review to ensure its value frameworks and assessments “reflect factors relevant to women and the ongoing improvement of their health.”
AMCP's Partnership Forum, “Principles for Sound Pharmacy and Therapeutics (P&T) Practices: What’s Next?” focused on the current state of P&T committees, challenges faced by these committees and trends in health care that will impact P&T committees in the future. NPC had an active role in the conversation.
Updated Tools Developed to Communicate High-Quality Information About New Treatments and Inform Health Plan Coverage and Reimbursement
NPC said that with the release of the new AMCP Format for Formulary Submissions, biopharmaceutical manufacturers and health plans will have a practical guide to exchange clinical and economic information to inform coverage decisions.
The National Pharmaceutical Council (NPC) submitted comments in response to a public request for input on Cures 2.0, an “effort to modernize coverage and access to life-saving cures in the United State
NPC submitted comments regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation informal request for information on the Oncology Care First Model.