Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 18, 2014
The success of the pharmacy benefit on public insurance exchanges could serve as a leading indicator for how well qualified health plans (QHPs) themselves are performing. No other benefit is as widely used and visible as that of drug coverage — one of 10 essential health benefits that now must be included in small-group and individual policies sold on the exchanges. As the open-enrollment deadline approaches, many insurers are taking a close look at their pharmacy benefits to see if their initial pricing and design assumptions will hold up to the reality of the new marketplace. The March 27 webinar from Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) “Pharmacy Coverage on Public Exchanges: How Plans Can Ensure Access While Controlling Costs,” will outline how to create attractive products that offer ample drug coverage in exchanges while keeping costs down.
Julie Huppert, vice president of health care reform at Express Scripts Holding Co., and Caroline Pearson, vice president at Avalere Health LLC, will present for 60 minutes and follow with 30 minutes devoted to individual questions. Participants will get reliable answers to these and other big-dollar questions:
Visit http://aishealth.com/marketplace/c4p13_032714 for more details and registration information.
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