Questions About Biosimilars, Generic Drugs Highlights SPT Week in Review

Top news of the week from Specialty Pharmacy Times.

5. Pharmacist Ranks as Top Job for 2018

The unemployment rate for pharmacists is only 2%, according to the US News & World Report.

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4. HIV Drug Offers Long-Lasting Viral Suppression with Single Dose

Novel HIV treatment protected immune cells against HIV for nearly a month. Read more.

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Advocacy Groups Join Together Against DIR Fees

Health care organizations show support for proposed Medicare Part D rules that require direct and indirect remuneration fees to be included at the point-of-sale.

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Prior Authorization May Reduce Patient Access to PCSK9 Inhibitors

Insurers place more prior authorization requirements on PCSK9 inhibitors than other similar cholesterol treatments. Read more.

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Key Questions Surround Biosimilars, Generics in Specialty Pharmacy

Important considerations for pharmacists to concerning the switch from a brand name biologic to a new biosimilar. Read more.