Archive: PBM Management

  • June 20, 2024

    What is a PBM?

    What is a PBM? Dive into what plan sponsors need to know about this critical player in the pharmacy benefits space.

  • April 25, 2024

    Understanding Specialty Medications

    Specialty medications represent a significant cost driver for pharmacy benefit plan sponsors. Examine several strategies to contain costs.

  • April 18, 2024

    The Value of Prior Authorizations

    Prior authorizations are a critical component of member care and pharmacy benefit cost control. Learn more about what PAs are and how they work.

  • April 11, 2024

    Understanding Rebate Aggregators

    Rebate aggregators are a one of the newer players in the pharmaceutical supply chain. Here is what you need to know.

  • March 7, 2024

    Understanding PBM Formularies

    PBM formularies play a critical role in managing prescription drugs for pharmacy plans. Here is everything you need about how they function.

  • February 29, 2024

    The Critical Role of Pricing Guarantee Language

    Pricing guarantee language is mission critical and ensures your PBM partnership delivers both value and performance.

  • February 22, 2024

    Why PBM-Agnostic Consulting Matters

    Preferred PBM relationships and PBM coalitions can bias pharmacy benefits consultants. Dive into how PBM-agnostic consulting is critical for employers to realize cost-savings and member care.

  • February 15, 2024

    Six Key Drug Pricing Acronyms

    Confusing drug pricing acronyms are everywhere in pharmacy benefits. Let’s define six of them, and why they matter.

  • February 1, 2024

    An Innovative Approach to Member Disruption

    Leaders must balance the cost of pharmacy benefits with member care. Our approach ensures cost savings without unnecessary member disruption.

  • January 30, 2024

    Decoding Insulin Pricing Changes

    In 2023, major drug manufacturers announced pricing changes for insulin. This article covers how these changes will impact pharmacy benefits.

  • January 24, 2024

    The Value of a No Risk Assessment

    Are you getting the maximum value from your pharmacy benefits investment? An Innovative no-risk assessment can provide peace of mind that no savings opportunities are left on the table.

  • November 14, 2023

    PBM 101: Definitions Matter

    Unravel the complexity of PBM definitions and dive into a quick guide covering everything you need to know when it comes to brand and generics — including why it matters to your plan.

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