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Pharmaceutical Industry PRN Focus Session -- Pharmacy Olympics: How to Earn the Gold Medal for the Hurdles of Medication Costs

Monday, October 09, 2017 from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM MST at Phoenix Convention Center North Building Street Level: North Ballroom 120D

Available for 1.50 hours of CPE credit
Activity Number: 0217-0000-17-152-L04-P
Activity Type: A Knowledge-Based Activity

  • Carmelina  Tyler, Pharm.D.Moderator: Carmelina Tyler, Pharm.D.
    ‎Medical Science Liaison, Veloxis Pharmaceuticals
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The 100-Meter Event: Maximizing Insurance and Discount Programs
3:30 PM

  • Lisa Potter, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPSSpeaker: Lisa Potter, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
    Clinical Coordinator, Transplant Pharmacy Services, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
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Learning Objectives
1. Describe the current landscape of prescription insurance coverage in the United States.
2. Describe how the prohibitive nature of medication costs can affect medication adherence.
3. Optimize a patient’s medication coverage on their private or government prescription insurance plan.
4. Utilize discount prescription drug programs (i.e. GoodRx, $4 drug plan).
5. Navigate disease-specific foundations and grants for prescription support.
The 400-Meter Event: Accessing Industry Support
4:15 PM

  • Patricia W. Slattum, Pharm.D., Ph.D.Speaker: Patricia W. Slattum, Pharm.D., Ph.D.
    Victor A. Yanchick Professor; Director, Geriatric Pharmacotherapy Program, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
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Learning Objectives
1. Demonstrate how to find industry sponsored prescription support.
2. Differentiate patient assistance programs and co-pay assistance programs.
3. Assess patient eligibility for industry-funded support.
4. Describe what compassionate use programs are and how patient's can be enrolled in compassionate use programs or clinical trials.