In these arrangements, drug companies must partially reimburse insurers if the drug fails to earn its keep. Will COPD drugs be included in such arrangements?
Despite a scolding from President Trump over drug price hikes, drug giant Pfizer announced it will raise the prices of 41 medications in January. That’s 10% of its entire drug portfolio.
A 51-year-old female patient has been taking Forteo (teriparatide) for osteoporosis for the past year. Her insurance company notifies her that the drug is no longer on its formulary.
Payers are stepping up efforts to manage the cost and utilization of orphan drug treatments.
Albert A. Rizzo, MD, senior medical advisor for the American Lung Association, says the increasing number of drugs in the pipeline could improve airflow and address the underlying disease process.
External, non-payer generated data can inform formulary decision-making—if payers know their strengths and weaknesses.
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