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February 23, 2018

Real-Time Benefit Check & ePrior Authorization meeting that is coming up May 15-16 in Philadelphia

Advanced look at some of the sessions and speakers that my team is working on for the Real-Time Benefit Check & ePrior Authorization meeting that is coming up May 15-16 in Philadelphia. The conference focuses on elevating the conversation on the breakthroughs and new models for faster coverage determinations and access to therapy.

Here’s what sessions I saw will be on the agenda:

  • Working Group Advancements in Real-Time Benefit Check and ePrior Authorization
  • Best Practices for Improving Workflow Efficiency while Satisfying ePA Requirements
  • Discover and Utilize Leading Portals from Manufacturers
  • Optimize Patient Role and Responsibility in Healthcare
  • Prescriber Perspective on Reducing PA Burden in the Physician Practice —Update on Adoption Efforts and Workflow Improvements
  • Transforming Prescription Decision Process between Physicians and Patients
  • National Comprehensive Cancer network (NCCN) Guidelines and Positive Results Case Study with United Healthcare to Improve Patient, Physician and Health Plan Communication
  • Cutting-Edge Internal Model Case Study of Centralized ePA Team and Next Steps of Timelier Collaboration
  • Streamlining Process ¾the Right Medication for Right Patient at Right Price Point and on Time
  • RTBC Improving Formulary Information and Overcoming Formulary Barriers
  • Next Steps for RTBC and ePA Adoption and Implementation

If you need assistance registering, please let me know. I can be reached at  or 339-298-2144. Sign up to see the agenda here, and you can learn more or register directly on our website,

February 23, 2018

The Multi-Billion Dollar Drug-Sensitive Spending Opportunity

Chronic diseases increase utilization and avoidable drug-sensitive spending, but little is done to optimize med- ication use and drive value. Value-based approaches to health care nancing should shift focus to drug-sensitive spending to balance patient access and quality improve- ment with cost containment. Read more here.

February 23, 2018

CDC Grand Rounds: Improving medication adherence for chronic disease management — Innovations and opportunities

This article reviews interventions to improve adherence to medications in individuals with chronic medical issues, such as those seen in transplantation. Read more here.