Managed Markets Summit to Feature UBC, Express Scripts and Accredo Experts

Managed Markets Summit to Feature UBC, Express Scripts and Accredo Experts

The annual Managed Markets Summit is a great opportunity to learn the pharma industry’s ever-changing landscape from its leaders. This year is even more critical in light of the implementation of the Affordable Care Act. The new law is rapidly changing many aspects of healthcare, from reimbursement strategies to emphasizing data-driven care.

Experts from UBC and Express Scripts are joining more than 60 other faculty members at this year’s conference to discuss the impacts of the ACA along with other key trends in the marketplace.

Best Practices in Contracting
Tuesday, February 25, 9:50 and 11:10 a.m.
Donna Trane, Vice President, Business Development, UBC

  • What does a good contract look like and what separates the best from the rest?
  • Developing win-win strategies
  • When is it time to walk away?
  • What is Fair Market Value (FMV)?

Maximizing Specialty Pharmacy Programs to Improve Value Across the Healthcare Continuum
Tuesday, February 25, 2:35 and 3:55 p.m.
Tracey Maravilla, PharmaD, BCOP, Clinical Lead, Accredo Oncology Therapeutic Resource Center

  • Overview of oncology pipeline dynamics in specialty pharmacy
  • Discuss trends driving the rising costs of cancer treatments and the need for innovative solutions
  • Identify modern approaches to oral oncology management that improve the patient experience and lower costs

The Expanding Universe of Specialty Pharmacy Data
Wednesday, February 26, 9:50 and 11:10 a.m.
Charlie Bell, Director, Business Development, UBC

  • How specialty pharmacy data has grown in importance to manufacturers
  • Trends on how specialty pharmacy data will continue to expand in the future
  • Creating Big Data by linking specialty pharmacy data with other data sources
  • Provide history of specialty data, real-world examples, and an understanding of the data sales market

Employers, PBMs and Payers: Roles in Benefit Design and Exchange Offerings (Panel Discussion)
Wednesday, February 26, 2:35 and 3:55 p.m.
Everett Neville, BS Pharm, MBA, Chief Trade Relations Officer, Vice President, Pharma Strategy and Contracting, Express Scripts

  • How benefit designs will change as exchanges get established
  • How PBMs and payers can work with employers on preserving employer-sponsored insurance
  • How formulary offerings affect employer and consumer choice

Registration is still open for the conference, which is being conducted February 25 – 27 at the Loews Portofino Bay Hotel in Orlando, FL.