AJPB November 2020

Patient Assistance Programs: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

November 16, 2020

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

For many years, employers, payers, and pharmacy benefit managers have been developing benefit designs to incentivize patients and providers to make cost-effective treatment decisions.

Lessons Learned From Kickbacks in the Pharmacy Arena

November 16, 2020

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

A kickback can arise if a pharmacy pays commissions to a 1099 independent contractor marketing representative who generates patients for the pharmacy who are covered by a federal health care program.

Enhanced Reimbursement Increases Prescriptions of Evidence-Based Oncology Drugs

November 16, 2020

The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits

Financial distress and disruptions to work and social activities were significantly associated with depression and anxiety, as well as generally diminished psychological wellbeing.