Medicaid Alternative Payment Models for Prescription Drugs: Do They Add Value for States?

Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2018
2-3 pm (EST)
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As states struggle with the increasing cost of prescription drugs, they are testing various alternative payment models (APMs). The Oklahoma Health Care Authority is a national leader with four alternative payment models in the form of direct contracts with pharmaceutical manufacturers. These contracts are each based on a specific drug, agreed-upon outcomes, and approaches to measurement. Speakers included:

  • Burl Beasley, BS Pharm, MPH, MS Pharm, Director, Pharmacy Services, Medicaid Operations Division, Oklahoma Health Care Authority
  • Terry Cothran, DPh, Director, University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, Pharmacy Management Consultants
  • Russell Knoth, MA, PhD, Director, Health Economics and Outcomes, Eisai

Listen to the related, May 9, 2019, webinar Medicaid Alternative Payment Models for Prescription Drugs: A Look at Three States here.