The purpose of this course is to build upon managed care pharmacy principles to introduce students to the related applicable operations of managed care organizations (MCOs) and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). This will include insight on both day to day activities and strategic aspects of these organizations. There will be a focus on industry practices such as performance/quality measures, compliance, pharmaceutical pricing/discounts, and claims system functionality. The course will attempt to incorporate recent market events into the learning and discussion structure.
*Please note that this syllabus is subject to change. Use the updated syllabus in Canvas as the official course syllabus.