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A research survey found that potential government involvement in drug pricing would be unlikely to increase patient affordability.
NPC Board Chair Michael Ryan says John M. O’Brien’s arrival as the new president and CEO of NPC reinforces a vital role the biopharmaceutical industry can play in the ongoing debate about health care…
- NPC News
NPC President and CEO John O'Brien discusses how prescription medicines and the pharmacists who provided them helped people stay healthy at home during the pandemic.
Stakeholders disagree on when step therapy is appropriate, but agree on a set of criteria about how to develop, implement, communicate, safeguard and evaluate step therapy protocols.
Finding consensus among health care stakeholders is never easy, and that is certainly true when it comes to the use of care management tools. But there are areas of agreement, especially if we focus…
In this Q&A, Randy Rutta, AARDA’s President and CEO, talks about his organization’s efforts to raise awareness about step therapy and opportunities for patient-centered reforms.
Step therapy requires patients to try a clinically recognized, lower cost first-line therapy before receiving reimbursement for an alternative therapy prescribed by the physician and can delay access…
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.
- Utilization Management & Step Therapy
- Letters & Comments
NPC President and CEO Dan Leonard says that CMS's proposal to tie American drug prices to an international pricing index undermines efforts to prioritize value and improve patient outcomes over…
- Health Spending
A study convened an expert roundtable of patient, payer, and employer representatives to review four case studies to understand when it would be more (or less) acceptable to require patients with the…
This case study highlights the critical components of Sharp Rees-Stealy Medical Group's electronic medication refill system that allows for a centralized team to manage all incoming prescription…
- Accountable Care Organizations
The National Pharmaceutical Council conducted its third annual survey of key health care stakeholders. The purpose was to set a baseline for where key stakeholders believe we are today on comparative…