March 2018 - FRMC

Volume
15
Issue 3
March 2018

FEATURES

Dean Celia

First Report Managed Care spoke with Jane Lutz, PBMI’s executive director, about the recent merging of large PBMs with payers, like Express Scripts and Cigna, and how these changes will impact managed care. | Read More
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Dean Celia

Jane Lutz, executive director of PBMI, draws her on organization’s independent research to reveal what stakeholders expect of pharmacy benefits managers, how transparency (or lack thereof) factors in, and where PBMs need to step up. | Read More
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Mary Beth Nierengarten

CMS recently announced its new policy guidance for states that wish to apply for a waiver to make Medicaid eligibility contingent on work or community engagement. | Read More
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Jill Sederstrom

A number of barriers are keeping patients from gaining access to cheaper, generic versions of HIV treatment medications. | Read More
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DEPARTMENTS

A poster presented at the AAD 2018 Annual Meeting found that atopic dermatitis is a costly driver of increased emergency department (ED) utilization. | Read More
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According to a recent presentation at the AAD 2018 Annual Meeting measured the impact of dermatologist density on Medicare costs and utilization throughout the United States. | Read More
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Meeting Preview: | Read More
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On the heels of a similar announcement by Amazon, JPMorgan, and Berkshire Hathaway, Apple has announced it will launch a group of health clinics for its employees and their families, according to recent reports. | Read More
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