Health care practitioners in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy design and implement drug benefits for more than 200 million Americans covered by health insurance. Drug benefits ensure broad access to needed medications and include programs and incentives that improve patient health while keeping costs under control. Managed care pharmacy helps to ensure that those drug benefits are delivered in a safe and cost-effective manner and that patients receive the most appropriate medications.
Managed care pharmacy professionals perform many functions. Among other things, they:
All of these practices, and more, aim to ensure that all patients have access to the pharmaceuticals they need and that the medications they take are improving their lives.
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