ARMSRx SVP of Clinical Consulting presents at the 38th Annual SIIA National Annual Educational Conference
WINDERMERE, Fla., Sept. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 25th, Marc Sweeney, PharmD, M.Div., and ARMSRx Pharmacy Benefit Consultants, SVP of Clinical Consulting will present on the topic of "Taking 360-Degree View of Specialty Drug Issues and Trends Affecting Self-Insured Plans" at SIIA's National Conference in Austin, Texas.
Marc Sweeney will advise SIIA members through a panel discussion regarding tools and strategies to manage and mitigate spiraling specialty drug costs and utilization. Through both an academic career, as a Founding Dean of a School of Pharmacy, and extensive payor consulting experience, Dr. Sweeney has tackled the specialty drug issue from all viewpoints.
H13: Taking 360-Degree View of Specialty Drug Issues and Trends Affecting Self-Insured Plans
This session will tackle the vexing subject of rising specialty drug costs by addressing several key variables including utilization and access, as well as business practice strategies such as pharmacy carve outs, and international drug purchase opportunities. Industry segment perspectives represented on the panel will include PBM, risk, legal and TPA.
Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 3:15 pm - 4:30 pm
38th SIIA National Annual Educational Conference, being held in Austin, TX, is the world's largest event focused exclusively on the self-insurance/captive insurance marketplace and typically attracts more than 1,700 attendees from around the United States and from a growing number of countries around the world.
ARMSRx, a pharmacy benefit consulting firm (not a pharmacy benefit manager) that specializes in strategic Rx plan management, Pharmacogenetics and saving Employers, TPA's and Health Plans money on their pharmacy benefit expenditures. Most pharmacy benefit financial arrangements are complex, secretive and highly profitable to the Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs). ARMSRx has a vested interest in payor's success, and our mission is to align the PBM's business objectives with the payors benefit goals. ARMSRx, the people who know PBM.