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10 Apr, 2017, 16:48 ET AMCP Applauds Introduction of the "Pharmaceutical Information Exchange (PIE) Act of 2017"

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) commends Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-KY) for introducing H.R.2026, the "Pharmaceutical Information Exchange...


30 Mar, 2017, 10:00 ET Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Are Honored at Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy/AMCP Foundation Awards Dinner

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation honored some of managed care pharmacy's brightest leaders last night at the Annual...


28 Mar, 2017, 16:47 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Opens AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting

Four thousand managed care pharmacy professionals and stakeholders from across the country have traveled to Denver, Colorado, this week for the...


08 Mar, 2017, 12:26 ET AMCP Urges Congress, Administration to Include Comprehensive Pharmacy Benefit in Reform Plan

Managed care pharmacy professionals have the expertise necessary to help lawmakers develop policies for an effective pharmaceutical benefit under...


18 Jan, 2017, 17:25 ET AMCP Praises FDA's Guidance on Communications Between Biopharmaceutical Companies and Population Health Decision Makers; Guidance Largely Aligns With AMCP Recommendations

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) commends the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its release today of draft guidance clarifying how...


11 Jan, 2017, 12:07 ET AMCP Releases Consensus Recommendations Proposing the Creation of a Safe Harbor for Preapproval Information Exchange (PIE)

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has released a set of consensus recommendations to allow biopharmaceutical companies to proactively...


13 Dec, 2016, 15:00 ET AMCP CEO Praises Enactment of the 21st Century Cures Act, Highlights New Law's Major Advance Towards Value-Based Health Care System

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE, issued the following statement on President Obama's signing today of the...


02 Dec, 2016, 10:27 ET AMCP Addiction Treatment Advisory Group Releases Findings on Improving Treatment of Opioid Addiction

The Addiction Treatment Advisory Group (ATAG), created last year by the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), has released detailed findings on...


18 Nov, 2016, 10:37 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Launches Inaugural Forum on Driving Value and Outcomes in Oncology

The accelerating pace of oncology innovation and the complexity of cancer treatments were key themes underlying the discussion of value and...


31 Oct, 2016, 12:05 ET Pharmacy Stakeholders Release Standardized Documentation of Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Services Using SNOMED CT Codes

Pharmacy professional organizations and stakeholders today released a standardized framework for documenting medication therapy management (MTM)...


03 Oct, 2016, 13:17 ET AMCP Nexus 2016 Draws 2,300 Managed Care Professionals for Education and Policy Discussions on Top Pharmacy and Health Care Issues

 The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy today kicks off AMCP Nexus 2016 with a wide variety of educational sessions and policy discussions...


16 Sep, 2016, 14:51 ET Diverse Health Care Stakeholders at AMCP Forum Recommend Manufacturers Share Off-Label Information on Medications Awaiting FDA Approval with Health Care Decision Makers

Biopharmaceutical companies and health care decision makers would be able to more easily communicate information on products awaiting Food and Drug...


02 Sep, 2016, 13:47 ET PCORI Advisory Panels Select Two Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Nominated by AMCP and AMCP Foundation

Two nationally recognized managed care pharmacy experts have been appointed to influential advisory panels of the Patient-Centered Outcomes...


18 Aug, 2016, 20:14 ET Pharmacy Organizations Seek Broad Stakeholder Feedback by Sept. 16 on Draft Standardized Framework for Documenting Medication Therapy Management Services Using SNOMED CT Codes

 The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), and the Pharmacy Health Information Technology (PHIT)...


19 Jul, 2016, 14:11 ET AMCP Partnership Forum, Navigating Innovations in Diabetes Care, Seeks Strategies to Integrate New Diabetes Treatments

 More than 30 national health care decision-makers have gathered outside of the Nation's Capital this week for an Academy of Managed Care...


28 Jun, 2016, 11:35 ET AMCP Launches Online Biosimilars Resource Center for Pharmacists, Physicians, Other Providers

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy is proud to announce the launch of the Biosimilars Resource Center (BRC), an unbiased, policy-neutral...


24 Jun, 2016, 10:42 ET AMCP Releases Consensus Recommendations to Improve Sharing of Health Care Economic Information Used in Pharmaceutical Coverage Decisions

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today released a set of recommendations that would allow biopharmaceutical companies to more easily...


19 May, 2016, 14:19 ET Home Delivery of Medications Increases Likelihood of Adherence in Patients With Multiple Chronic Illnesses, Study in JMCP Finds

Seniors with multiple chronic illnesses who had medications delivered to their homes were more likely to adhere to those therapies than individuals...


03 Mar, 2016, 15:58 ET AMCP Forum Issues Recommendations for FDA Guidance on FDAMA Section 114

A diverse group of health care stakeholders participating in an Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) forum reached agreement on a wide range of...


12 Feb, 2016, 16:00 ET February's Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Focuses on Rising Health Care Costs

 This month's issue of the Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy (JMCP) takes an in-depth look at various causes and...


22 Dec, 2015, 12:45 ET AMCP Foundation Releases Summary Report of AMCP Foundation's Fifth Annual Symposium

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Foundation has released a summary report of its Fifth Annual Symposium, "Opportunities &...


18 Dec, 2015, 14:00 ET AMCP Names Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE as CEO

 The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), the nation's largest association of pharmacists, physicians and other clinicians who manage the...


10 Dec, 2015, 13:56 ET AMCP Foundation, AACP Release Education Module "Ahead of the Curve: Top Ten Emerging Health Care Trends - Implications for Patients, Providers, and Educators"

Anticipating and preparing for future health care trends is the focus of a timely new education module distributed to the deans of the nation's 136...


17 Nov, 2015, 14:42 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Appoints Paula Eichenbrenner as Executive Director of AMCP Foundation

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paula J. Eichenbrenner, CAE, as Executive Director of the...


27 Oct, 2015, 09:00 ET AMCP's Biologics & Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium Achieves Major Milestone

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) today announced a major milestone in the formation of the Biologics & Biosimilars Collective...