Navigation Links
PBM Experts to Discuss Non-Rate Contracting Terms in Feb. 25 Atlantic Information Services Webinar
Date:2/14/2013

Washington, DC (PRWEB) February 14, 2013

Paying greater attention to non-rate components of PBM contracting can help pharmacy benefit administrators and plan sponsors avoid costly misunderstandings. The latest webinar from Atlantic Information Services, Inc., “PBM Contracting: Strategies to Achieve Effective Relationships Between PBMs and Health Plans,” will highlight key things to consider and offer strategies for all parties to secure a strong relationship and greater value.

When selecting a PBM or pharmacy benefit administrator, plan sponsors tend to focus narrowly on the rates being offered upfront for services such as network development and rebate administration. But some of the frequently overlooked aspects of the agreement — such as terms, definitions and the responsibilities of the parties — can contribute tremendously to the overall effectiveness and satisfaction with the contract and the long-term relationship between the parties.

In this Feb. 25 webinar, Helen Sherman, R.Ph., Pharm.D., a pharmacy benefit consultant and vice president at Solid Benefit Guidance, and Sam Brown, a pharmacy benefit attorney with The Phoenix Law Group, will provide answers to these and other big-dollar questions:

  • What are some of the most important, yet commonly overlooked, components of PBM procurement? Why are they important?
  • What are the terms, conditions, definitions and services that should be considered in contracts for PBM services?
  • What approaches to Medicare Part D star-quality ratings should be included in an agreement between PBMs and Part D sponsors?
  • What are some of the dynamics of specialty pharmacy contracting?

Learn how to secure a positive, effective relationship through the contract terms between PBMs and plan sponsors. Visit http://aishealth.com/marketplace/c3p08_022513 for more details and registration information.

About AIS
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for more than 25 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, websites, looseleafs, books, strategic reports, databases, webinars and conferences. Learn more at http://www.AISHealth.com.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/2/prweb10420841.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. FDA Should Work to Cut Sugar Levels in Sodas, Experts Say
2. Gun violence prevention experts call for more physician involvement
3. Poor Nutrition Can Bite Into Your Sleep, Experts Say
4. Sleep Experts Opens New Forney Mattress Store
5. Mother-Baby Sleep Experts Offer Tips for Soothing Crying Babies, Giving Exhausted Mothers Alternatives to Crying It Out
6. Experts propose overhaul of ethics oversight of research
7. Many Women Victims of Contraceptive Sabotage, Experts Say
8. People With Egg Allergy Can Safely Get Flu Shot: Experts
9. Got the Flu? Rest First, Exercise Later, Experts Say
10. To Meet Growing Demand for Sports Psychology Experts, Wexford University Offers Master’s Degree in Applied Sport Psychology: Classes Begin April 1
11. Hospital infection surveillance system flawed, say experts
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/5/2016)... , ... February 05, 2016 , ... US Sports ... Studio in Dover, NH to direct high-performance kids yoga training. ChildLight Yoga Studio is ... just one hour from Boston. , ChildLight Yoga Studio founder Lisa Flynn expresses her ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... The American public tends ... water may be safer than regular municipal or well water. The recent experience with ... Sharon Kleyne, could go a long way toward increasing public acceptance of recycled waste ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Give To Cure ... to search for and donate to Give To Cure’s campaign that is crowdfunding clinical ... lets users make and share payments through a smart device. In 2015 alone, Venmo ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... ... February 05, 2016 , ... Pivot Point Consulting, a ... KLAS: Software & Services for HIT Implementation Support & Staffing report with an ... vendor performance by healthcare executives, managers and clinicians representing over 4,500 hospitals and ...
(Date:2/5/2016)... Georgia (PRWEB) , ... February 05, 2016 , ... Dr. ... to announce their 2nd Annual No Cost Dental Day to individuals in need. The ... The purpose of this No Cost Dental Day is to provide dental care to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/4/2016)... LONDON , Feb. 4, 2016 ... Summary Global Markets Direct,s, ,Wegener Polyangiitis - ... the Wegener Polyangiitis,s therapeutic pipeline. This report ... Wegener Polyangiitis, complete with comparative analysis at various ... action (MoA), route of administration (RoA) and molecule ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... -- Summary Breast cancer, a malignant neoplasm, is ... cancer in women worldwide, accounting for 16% of all ... of women diagnosed with breast cancer has increased over ... has declined due to earlier diagnosis and better treatment ... the past four decades, especially with increasing usage of ...
(Date:2/4/2016)... 2016 Frontier Pharma: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary ... Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) ... of the airways and lungs. Persistent breathing difficulties ... disease one of the leading causes of morbidity ... world. COPD is linked to cumulative exposure to ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: