Spotlight on Formulary Management
ACPE UAN: 0233-0000-19-040-L02-P | Contact Hours: 1.25 | Activity Type: Knowledge-based
Statement of Commercial Support: This educational activity is supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Merck & Co., Inc.
As people with HIV age, the focus of disease management places more emphasis on the safety of long-term medication use and managing comorbidities. The advantages of safer, more efficacious medications also come with increased cost. How do managed care organizations balance these factors without sacrificing optimal patient care? It’s an ART!
Integrated health care delivery systems can offer some lessons. Some organizations have successfully balanced multiple considerations around cost and clinical evidence, along with formulary and drug use management strategies for HIV medications. This session will review real world examples and learning from specific HIV management strategies that have been utilized.
At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to: