Covering the most common terms used in the growing pharmaceutical benefits industry segment, the Glossary of Common Drug Related Terms and Acronyms (2018 Edition) contains concise, easy-to-understand definitions, as well as a list of acronyms frequently heard in today’s healthcare benefits marketplace.
Who is it for? This guide was developed as a companion for use by clinicians and non-clinicians involved who want to understand and successfully use key industry terms used in the day-to-day design of pharmacy benefit programs.
What does the ebook cover? While it is not intended to cover all insurance terms (and new terms are always being added), this newly updated edition for 2018 features nearly 40 pages of representative terms commonly used by benefit professionals today. Terms such as “most-favored-nation” and acronyms like “PUPM” and “AWP” must be fully understood to participate successfully in the pharmaceutical benefits marketplace.
The guide offers readers the valuable information needed to understand the inner workings of this dynamic industry, then be able to communicate effectively within it.Add to Cart
About the Authors: Developed with benefit and pharmacist thought leaders, this is a must-have book for anyone involved in, or interested in, the medical, pharmaceutical or health benefits marketplace. The guide was developed in partnership with National Institute of Collaborative Healthcare (NICH), Access Market Intelligence (AMI), and the Institute for Integrated Healthcare (IIH).
The glossary is edited by F. Randy Vogenberg, Ph.D, R.Ph and Principal with IIH. He is a national expert on managed care, commercial health benefits and plan design, health-system delivery & economics, and health innovation research.