Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 06, 2015
Magellan Rx Management’s 2014 Medical Pharmacy Trend Report is the nation’s only comprehensive source for key trends and statistics on one of the nation’s biggest drivers of specialty spend, medical injectables. Executives from Magellan Rx Management will discuss key findings from the report in “Medical Pharmacy Trend Report: Discover Your Hidden Specialty Drug Spend,” a complimentary March 19 webinar, managed and moderated by Atlantic Information Services, Inc.
Specialty drug spend makes up more than a quarter of total drug spend, half of which is attributed to medical pharmacy. During the webinar, Mostafa Kamal, General Manager, Magellan Rx Specialty, Casandra Stockman, PharmD, Vice President, Medical Pharmacy Strategy, and Kristen Reimers, RPh, Director, Clinical Drug Programs, will discuss:
- Specialty drug trends that are driving up costs,
- Uncovering the hidden costs of specialty drugs paid under the medical benefit,
- Effective and proven solutions for managing costs, and
- Valuable intelligence from payor and health plan data.
A concluding 30-minute Q&A session will offer participants the chance to pose questions to the speakers.
Visit http://aishealth.com/magellan-webinar-2015 for more details and registration information.
About Magellan Rx Management
Magellan Rx Management helps clients make better pharmacy decisions by providing proven cost-savings options and the knowledge to make better decisions. Magellan Rx is a division of Magellan Health Services Inc. Headquartered in in Scottsdale, Ariz., Magellan is a health care management company that focuses on fast-growing, complex and high-cost areas of health care, with an emphasis on special population management. Magellan delivers innovative solutions to improve quality outcomes and optimize the cost of care for those they serve. Magellan's customers include health plans, managed care organizations, insurance companies, employers, labor unions, various military and government agencies, third party administrators, consultants and brokers. For more information, visit http://MagellanHealth.com.
Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is a publishing and information company that has been serving the health care industry for more than 25 years. It develops highly targeted news, data and strategic information for managers in hospitals, health plans, medical group practices, pharmaceutical companies and other health care organizations. AIS products include print and electronic newsletters, websites, looseleafs, books, strategic reports, databases, webinars and conferences. Learn more at http://AISHealth.com.