2018 Forum Topics:


Designing Benefits and Payment Models for Innovative High-Investment Medications

New health care technologies and innovations are rapidly bringing the promise of life changing treatment for specific diseases. It is imperative that financial models for innovative, high-investment medications be developed to maintain patient access.

GOAL: Develop and disseminate recommendations where AMCP can engage to provide best practices and resources for this emerging area.

July 24-25, 2018 | Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor | Baltimore, MD

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Managing Total Cost of Care Through Medical and Pharmacy Data Integration

Combating rising health care costs and taking advantage of new pharmaceutical innovations to improve patient outcomes, all while lowering cost of care, is a challenge in today’s health care system. Effective and efficient utilization and care management programsare critical to improving clinical outcomes and financial stability.

GOAL: Develop and disseminate a roadmap to support organizations seeking to integrate benefits

September 25-26, 2018 | Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor | Baltimore, MD

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Building the Foundation for Patient-Reported Outcomes: Infrastructure and Methodologies

During the 2017 PRO Forum stakeholders created an "ideal state for PROs." In addition, consensus was reached on two overarching issues: the importance of PROs in defining value, improving patient care, and implementing value-based payment model, and the need for strong organizational and operational systems to achieve optimal adoption and use. The focus of 2018 PRO forum will be to identify tactics to achieve the "ideal state."

GOAL: Create an action plan to implement recommendations from the "AMCP ideal state" for PROs at each stage of development and use.

October 25, 2018 | AMCP Nexus | Orlando World Center Marriott | Orlando, FL

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Integrated Delivery Network’s Role in Pharmaceutical Value-Based Agreements

Implementing value-based reimbursement models for both pharmaceuticals and medical care poses significant challenges and opportunities, and depends on integrated delivery networks (IDNs) to execute the processes and programs.

GOAL: Develop key recommendations and actions to enable IDNs to drive value-based reimbursement, and gain a better understanding of opportunities for MCOs, ACOs and IDNs to collaborate to drive improvements in health care outcomes.

November 13-14, 2018 | Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor at Camden Yards | Baltimore, MD

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