Best Practices for Managing High Cost Medications – Managed Care

May 17, 2021

The purpose of this webinar is to equip pharmacy leaders to better effectively utilize strategies affecting managed care to manage high-cost medications at their respective institutions. This webinar is the third webinar in a five-webinar series and was inspired by the white paper entitles “Best Practices for Managing High-Cost Medications” that was published earlier this year. Our speakers are experts in the mentioned fields and will draw upon their experiences to provide unique tools for pharmacy leaders.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists

Learning Objectives

  1. Outline strategies to navigate payer mandates of high-cost infusion medications.
  2. Assess operational practices to manage high-cost medications including brown-bagging, white-bagging, and clear-bagging operations.
  3. Describe the process of implementing managed care pharmacy services at a health system.
  4. Differentiate managed care practices among the outpatient and inpatient setting to optimize reimbursement.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
Course opens: 
05/17/2021
Course expires: 
06/30/2021
Event starts: 
05/17/2021 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
05/17/2021 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose.
 
Planning committee members
 
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Henry Clark, PharmD
PGY-1/MS1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
 
Christian Tulio, PharmD, MBA
PGY-1/MS1 Health-System Pharmacy Administration and Leadership Resident
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
 
Course reviewer
 
Sybil Thomas, PharmD, MBA
Senior Director, Pharmacy
Vizient, Inc.
 
Presenters
 
Susan Wescott, RPh, MBA
Senior Director of Pharmacy, Managed Care
Mayo Clinic
 
Eric Tichy, PharmD, MBA
Vice Chair
Mayo Clinic
 
Lindsey Amerine, PharmD, MS, BCPS, FASHP
Director of Pharmacy
UNC Health

 

 

Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-135-L04-P

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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