April 10, 2020
MJH Life Sciences™ has announced it has acquired the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) from Pharmaceutical Strategies Group (PSG).
January 23, 2020
Results from an analysis conducted by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI) show that the use of Jardiance (empagliflozin) among employees with type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease can save employers around $737,000 per 10,000 covered lives each year.
September 25, 2019
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute hosted its 3rd Regional Specialty Rx Forum in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on September 10. The meeting brought together more than 100 healthcare stakeholders to join in a dynamic discussion of specialty pharmacy.
September 02, 2019
Patients with complex needs may need more complex solutions to manage their health issues. Innovations in technology and integration of data have made it possible to improve patient interactions with the pharmacy to better manage their diseases. The American Journal of Managed Care® recently spoke with Christine Sawicki, senior director, specialty product development and innovation, CVS Health, about the impact new technology can have on patient experience, health outcomes, and drug spending.
March 19, 2019
In the United States, nearly 50 million Americans suffer from migraine, the majority of whom are between 25 to 55 years of age. The costs of treating this large population have been estimated to be $22 billion annually. A new report, published by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute, found that direct healthcare costs for patients with migraine were estimated at $2571 higher than those for similar patients who don’t experience migraine.
March 08, 2019
Costs remain the top concern of healthcare purchasers of pharmacy benefits, but employers are also concerned with ensuring appropriate use of medication and adherence to medication, according to a new report from the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI).
January 29, 2019
The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute's (PBMI's) National Conference, which will be held March 4-5 in Palm Springs, California, will cover the many facets of the shifting pharmacy landscape, addressing topics such as rebates, value-based drug pricing, vertical integration strategies, and pharmacogenetics.
September 18, 2018
Results from the 2018 Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Customer Satisfaction Report have revealed that plan sponsors gave an overall PBM satisfaction score of 8.0, which is the highest score in 5 years.