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April 16, 2019 · Optum
Compounding is an age-old process used by pharmacists to create personalized medications to patients in need. It is defined as a combined, mixed, or altered drug prepared for the specific needs of one patient. Manufacturers will never be able to produce every medication, in every strength, and every dosage form that a patient may require, and this is where pharmaceutical compounding can be of benefit. Read more...
April 01, 2019 · Optum Workers' Comp and Auto No-fault
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March 11, 2019 · Katie Dwyer - Risk & Insurance
The pharmaceutical industry has been making regular appearances in the news cycle recently. Coverage of America’s opioid epidemic and ongoing discussion around drug price transparency have kept prescription medication a headline topic. Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are central to that conversation. Read more...
March 10, 2019 · Optum Workers' Comp and Auto No-fault
The drive to reduce opioid use for pain management is sparking an increase in durable medical equipment (DME) and ancillary services to manage pain. With the growth of DME and ancillary, challenges with rising costs and utilization concerns can be expected ― the kind of challenges that sparked pharmacy benefit management programs (PBM) to manage financial and clinical outcomes for pharmacy usage. Read more...
November 21, 2018 · Optum
Physician dispensing or non-traditional dispensing is when an injured person obtains medications from sources other than a retail or home delivery pharmacy, such as a physician’s office, clinic, hospital pharmacy, rehab facility, or compounding pharmacy. Read more...
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