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Jul 11, 2019, 11:21 ET AMCP Statement on White House Decision to Withdraw the Rebate Rule

The Trump Administration today pulled its proposed rule to eliminate safe harbor protections for rebates paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers to PBMs ...


Jul 03, 2019, 10:13 ET AMCP Partnership Forum on Prior Authorization Develops Recommendations to Improve Process

Focusing on what's best for the patient, leveraging technology to perform real-time benefit checks, and developing trust and transparency among...


Jun 14, 2019, 13:19 ET AMCP Develops Concepts for Effective Prior Authorization and Utilization Management Practices

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) has developed nine concepts around the effective use of prior authorization that managed care...


Mar 28, 2019, 10:10 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation Hold Annual Awards Dinner to Honor Professionals Who Have Made Lasting Contributions

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation last night recognized a group of thought leaders for their significant contributions to the...


Mar 26, 2019, 14:56 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Opens AMCP Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy Annual Meeting 2019 in San Diego, California

Managing access to gene therapy, mitigating risk of inappropriate opioid utilization, the current state of value-based contracting, and drug pricing...


Mar 01, 2019, 14:26 ET AMCP Releases Findings of Survey on Medicare Part D MTM's Standardized Format (SF); Respondents Agree SF Should Integrate into Electronic Health Record

According to a newly released survey from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP), nearly 63 percent of Medicare beneficiaries say they would...


Feb 01, 2019, 16:26 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Issues Statement on HHS's Rebate Negotiations Proposal

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE, issued the following statement on the Health and Human Services Department's...


Jan 04, 2019, 11:19 ET JMCP Research Highlight: Disability Drives High Prevalence of Opioid-Related Disorders in the Medicare Fee-for-Service Population

The prevalence of those diagnosed with opioid-related disorders in the Medicare fee-for-service (FFS) population — at 13.1 per 1,000 persons — is...


Nov 20, 2018, 13:06 ET Value-Based Agreements Should Start Small and Simple, Say Stakeholders at AMCP Partnership Forum on the Role of Integrated Delivery Networks in Pharmaceutical Value-Based Agreements

Health care stakeholders aiming to advance the concept of value-based care models should start with small, simple initiatives to help ease compliance ...


Nov 02, 2018, 13:00 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Partnership Forum Builds Infrastructure and Methodologies to Utilize Patient Reported Outcomes (PROs)

A multimodal approach is needed to engage individuals in sharing patient reported outcomes (PROs) that can be used to advance objectives in...


Oct 22, 2018, 13:10 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Kicks Off AMCP Nexus 2018: Preparing for the Next Generation of Care

Nearly 2,500 managed care pharmacy professionals have gathered in central Florida for the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's (AMCP) Nexus 2018, with...


Oct 01, 2018, 10:34 ET AMCP Partnership Forum to Develop Consensus Roadmap for Managing Total Cost of Care by Integrating Medical and Pharmacy Data

Health information technology (IT) should be the foundation of all business and clinical operations and not a secondary byproduct. That was one...


Sep 04, 2018, 13:10 ET AMCP Urges FDA to Issue Final Guidance on Biosimilar Interchangeability Standards and Provide Education on Substituting Interchangeable Products

To increase utilization of biosimilars, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue...


Jul 30, 2018, 14:30 ET AMCP Partnership Forum Examines Non-Traditional Payment and Benefit Models for High-Cost Pharmaceuticals

Long-term annuity payments, reinsurance markets, performance-based payments, and milestone contracting were among the suggested models that health...


Jun 13, 2018, 12:23 ET AMCP Applauds FDA for Final Guidance on Payer and Manufacturer Communications to Improve Patient Access to Emerging Therapies

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) commends the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for issuing final guidance that clarifies how...


May 22, 2018, 01:14 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Appoints Cynthia Reilly as Senior Vice President

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is delighted to announce the appointment of Cynthia Reilly, MS, BS Pharm, as Senior Vice President. Ms....


Apr 26, 2018, 06:58 ET Managed Care Pharmacy Leaders Are Honored at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy/AMCP Foundation Awards Dinner

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and AMCP Foundation last night recognized a group of leaders who have contributed significantly to the...


Mar 28, 2018, 12:35 ET AMCP Launches New Addiction Advisory Group (AAG) to Address Opioid Crisis Through Promotion of Best Practices, Innovative Care Models and Benefit Designs

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) this month held the kickoff meeting of its newly formed Addiction Advisory Group (AAG), which will...


Feb 12, 2018, 03:47 ET AMCP CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE, Issues Statement on White House 2019 Budget Proposal

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) CEO Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE, issued the following statement on President Trump's budget proposal for...


Jan 17, 2018, 06:05 ET AMCP Praises the House E&C Subcommittee on Health for Advancing H.R. 2026 'Pharmaceutical Information Exchange (PIE) Act of 2017'

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) applauds the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health for its approval today of...


Jan 08, 2018, 12:38 ET Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Announces New President-Elect, Three Board Members

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is pleased to announce the recent election of four members to the AMCP Board of Directors for the...


Dec 14, 2017, 15:06 ET AMCP Forum Discusses Strategies, Standards for Ushering in Era of Precision Medicine

"Precision medicine is no longer emerging, it's happening now," according to Susan A. Cantrell, RPh, CAE, CEO of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy ...


Nov 21, 2017, 09:55 ET AMCP Partnership Forum Identifies Key Opportunities to Improve Patient Financial Burden in Oncology and Shift to Value-Based Care Models

Thought leaders representing managed care organizations, providers, patients, biopharmaceutical manufacturers and other stakeholders gathered...


Oct 20, 2017, 13:17 ET AMCP Nexus 2017 Draws Nearly 2,500 Managed Care Pharmacy Professionals for Conference Themed 'Changing the Way We Pay for Health Care'

Nearly 2,500 managed care pharmacy professionals from across the country gathered in the heart of Texas this week for dozens of educational sessions...


Oct 19, 2017, 11:23 ET AMCP's "America's Pipeline Conundrum: Paying for Cures" Panel Examines Gene Therapy Reimbursement Challenges

Four leading health care experts are generally optimistic that the U.S. will successfully address one of the fiercest challenges facing the health...