AMCP CEO Blog: With PA so often misunderstood, perhaps we need to do a better job of explaining this tool to the general public. For example, we might provide an example of how PAs are applied to opioids as additional safeguards to ensure their appropriate use. Or how a PA might be applied to botulinum toxin to ensure the prescription is for medical, rather than cosmetic, purposes.
By AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE • 11/13/19
AMCP will occasionally publish highlights from AMCP and other conferences designed for those in managed care pharmacy. Highlights include summaries of select featured session and posters. Meetings published currently include AMCP Nexus 2019, AMCP's 2019 Annual Meeting, and the 2019 ACR/ERP Annual Meeting.
National Harbor, Md., Oct. 29, 2019 — AMCP Nexus 2019 will welcome nearly 2,500 managed care pharmacy professionals from across the country this week for four days of educational and networking programs focused on the “intersection of value and care.”
AMCP webinar that provided an overview of the current state of biosimilars in the US, description of some barriers to utilization, discussion of real-world data and how stakeholders may use real-world evidence to inform treatment and coverage decisions, and an update on the efforts of BBCIC.