This course builds on PHA6276 Pharmacy Benefit Design & Management and probes development and operational management of a managed care prescription drug benefit program. Primary topics discussed include benefit design, formulary development and management, specialty pharmaceutical management, pharmaceutical contracting and pricing, Medicare Part D, Health Information Technology, qualify improvement programs, and accountable care and other shared-risk programs. PHA6276 is an overview course; this course requires students to apply management principles to various program types, and prepare students for professional opportunities in managed care organizations, managed care and health outcomes research consultancies, and managed markets groups within pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Prerequisite: PHA 6276 Pharmacy Benefit Design & Management 1
Syllabus: Syllabus available upon request. Contact DESS@ahc.ufl.edu.