Prescription Drugs - Strategies to Contain Costshas several years experience in the U.K. health care and disability market as part of an integrated ... Actuarial Services group, specializing in health care issues. David provides a broad scope of advisory ...
Description: Presented at October 2001 Annual Meeting. Panelists provide insight into the factors driving the cost increase of prescription drugs and how these factors are being addressed. Strategies include drug utilization review, manufacturer contracting, benefit design, formularies, pharmaceutical pricing, therapeutic substitution, physical education, and introduction of new pharmaceuticals. Also discussed are pharmacoeconomic benefit considerations when studying integrated medical and pharmacy expenses.Hide
- Authors: Application Administrator, Kevin Dolsky, Joanne L Buckle, Kyle Vance-Bryan
- Date: Oct 2001
- Competency: Strategic Insight and Integration>Effective decision-making; Technical Skills & Analytical Problem Solving>Process and technique refinement
- Publication Name: Record of the Society of Actuaries
- Topics: Health & Disability>Health insurance