Outcomes Reporting in Specialty Highlights SPT Week in Review

Top news of the week from Specialty Pharmacy Times.

5. Sanofi, Regeneron to Reduce Costs for PCSK9 Inhibitor for Value-Based Contracts

Payers may achieve an additional discount for alirocumab (Praluent) if they agree to value-based contracts. Read more.

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Fish Consumption Linked to Lower Multiple Sclerosis Risk

Intake of fish high in omega-3 fatty acids could help reduce the risk of developing multiple sclerosis or clinically isolated syndrome. Read more.

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Drug Costs May Not Solely Drive Increasing US Health Care Spending

Administrative costs and surgical procedures may contribute significantly to overspending on health care in the United States. Read more.

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Top 3 Most Common Cognitive Effects of Multiple Sclerosis

Patients with multiple sclerosis may be at a higher risk of developing mental health conditions. Read more.

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Outcomes Reporting: A Specialty Pharmacy Core Competency

Collecting data that show the most efficient and effective ways to clinically manage patients is becoming more important than ever in specialty pharmacy. Read more.