Managed Care Pharmacy Systems

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Get trained to be a leader in managed care pharmacy by enrolling in the University of Florida’s managed care pharmacy systems specialty track.

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Overview

Graduate Program Highlights

GRE Waived For students who qualify

Networking Opportunities Live interaction in all courses and on-campus networking opportunities

Online Program Tailored to working professionals like you

Applied & Practical Approach Designed with a real-world focus

Curriculum-Master’s    Curriculum-Certificate

What is Managed Care?

Managed care is an organized approach to population health management designed to improve the quality and accessibility of healthcare in a cost effective manner. The Managed Care Pharmacy Systems field of study is a comprehensive graduate program that combines the study of managed healthcare delivery models with the delivery of evidence-based, cost-effective pharmaceutical interventions. This highly unique dual-focused program will teach students about the many facets of health insurance benefit design and take a deep dive into newer innovations like risk-sharing, value-based care, controlling health care costs and quality assessment.

Students will have an opportunity to study in-depth forms of managed care, both private and government-funded, as well as new healthcare delivery models. These include integrated health networks, accountable care organizations and the overall enhancement of patient and population health outcomes while optimizing healthcare resources.

The Managed Care Pharmacy Systems specialty track is one of the only US-based graduate programs designed to develop high-level leaders in the fast and ever-changing world of value-based managed healthcare.

Managed Care Pharmacy Systems include topics such as:

  • Healthcare and drug benefit design
  • Formulary management
  • Specialty pharmacy management
  • Public healthcare policy
  • Risk sharing and value-based care
  • Pharmacoeconomics
  • Health systems structure and management

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