Today, representative organizations of America’s pharmaceutical supply and payment chain, including prescription and over-the-counter brand and generic manufacturers; pharmacies and pharmacists across all practice settings, including health systems and hospitals, community, specialty, and managed care; supermarkets; wholesalers; pharmaceutical quality standard developers; employers and other health plan sponsors; health insurance providers; and pharmacy benefit managers, released guiding principles for the safe efficacious development, distribution, and allocation of vaccine(s) to achieve mass immunization against the coronavirus (COVID-19).
This week, AMCP Nexus 2020 Virtual will welcome more than 1,800 managed care pharmacy professionals from across the country for five days of focused, essential learning opportunities centered on “making the way for innovation” in managed care pharmacy.
During AMCP Legislative Day 2020, 40 AMCP members met with lawmakers in targeted congressional offices on AMCP’s key issues to explain the value of managed care pharmacy in the broader health care system.
More than 30 experts representing health plans, integrated delivery systems, health economists, providers, academicians, pharmaceutical manufacturers, and other professionals gathered for AMCP’s Partnership Forum to address the challenges in managing and providing timely access to rare and orphan disease therapies.
The leaders of 12 U.S. pharmacy organizations today issued the following statement celebrating the U.S. Department of Human Services order this week that expands the role of pharmacists in providing vaccines to children.
This afternoon, the Trump administration released Executive Orders focused on pharmaceutical pricing. Solving this crisis and delivering real change will require elected officials and health care stakeholders to develop practical, informed, and market-based solutions that make health care and prescription drugs more affordable and accessible to all Americans.