Archive for category: Access Issues

BCBST: A Case Study for Trends in the Commercial Insurance Landscape

The following article is written by Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Cristina Threlkeld for the National Infusion Center Association. Patients rely on easy and affordable access to their medications. Prescribing clinicians and sites of treatment also rely on accessibility and the flexibility to obtain these medications in the most cost-effective...

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Profits Over Patient Care: How PBMs Work Against the Patient by Julie Baak

From the Broomstick of Julie Baak Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBM) are the middlemen that do none of the work and make most of the money. Fun Fact: PBMs have their MBAs tell MDs which drugs (formulary) they can prescribe based on how much money the PBM can make instead of clinical efficiency and the welfare...

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