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Pennsylvania Health Plans Employ Various Strategies to Combat Cost of Specialty Drugs
Date:4/8/2008

both the medical and pharmacy benefits under one roof. Just like for traditional pharmaceuticals, a committee of physicians and pharmacists examines the biologic drugs in the context of the targeted disease and determines whether they are better than existing therapies. In 2006 the health plan started making injectables available through the pharmacy rather than a medical office, if it was available.

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