AMCP applauds Congress for passing the Pre-approval Information Exchange (PIE) Act of 2022. This bipartisan bill will enhance proactive information-sharing on new treatments between drug manufacturers and health plans.
Congratulations to Zachary Brunko, PharmD candidate at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, for completing AMCP Foundation’s first inaugural internship devoted to addressing health inequities.
AMCP Foundation congratulates the student pharmacists who recently completed immersive managed care centered internships on oncology, health outcomes, nonprofit leadership, and evidence, through the generous support of Pfizer Inc and AbbVie Inc.
Congratulations to Kathryn DeStefano, Matthew Dickson, and Weston Schmutz, the recipients of AMCP Foundation’s Best Poster Awards at Nexus 2022. This semiannual competition, proudly presented by AMCP Foundation with support from CVS Health, culminates twice a year at AMCP national meetings.
Today, the Biologics & Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium (BBCIC) announced that it has received a major grant from the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) in support of biosimilars research. The award provides $1.3 million over two years for a new BBCIC study focused on increasing the efficiency of biosimilar drug development and review.
AMCP mourns the passing of managed care pharmacy icon Judith Cahill. A former CEO of AMCP, Judy led the organization for more than 15 years, growing its membership from 600 to more than 6,000 managed care professionals.
AMCP Foundation announces Best Poster recipients during AMCP 2022. This semiannual competition culminates twice per year at AMCP national meetings, with awards for new practitioners presented in three categories.
During AMCP Foundation's 2022 National P&T Competition, the University of Michigan received the first place prize. The competition convened student pharmacists from around the country to develop a formulary drug monograph, considering evidence gaps; value; health equity; and utilization management tools.
AMCP applauds Senators Moore Capito (R-WV) and Shaheen (D-NH) and Congressmen Thompson (D-CA-5) and McKinley (R-WV-1) on the introduction of the bipartisan Access to Prescription Digital Therapeutics Act.
Mark McClellan, MD, PhD, was recently named 2022 Steven G. Avey Award recipient. The Avey award recognizes a managed care leader for sustained, exemplary, and distinguished service to the practice of pharmacy.
AMCP has recently published a manuscript in the Journal of Managed Care + Specialty Pharmacy (JMCP) focusing on the significant role that health plans, managed care organizations, prescribers, pharmacists, patients, and others have in decreasing the morbidity and mortality associated with opioid overdose.