Diplomat Pharmacy will be dispensing a recently approved treatment for rheumatoid arthritis.
Government agency accepted Biologics License Application to extend Opdivo’s use to patients with hepatocellular carcinoma after prior sorafenib therapy.
Under the law, which was signed by President Barack Obama in December 2016, the payment structure for infusion drugs under Medicare Part B changed from an average wholesale price to an average sales price.
“We want to be more impactful to the people we serve and continue to build up our portfolio of products,” Larry Merlo said during the UBS Healthcare Conference in New York City.
Nearly 80% of respondents reported DIR fees as a very large magnitude challenge, with 83.3% reporting this as a very immediate challenge. Seventy-eight percent of respondents reported MACs not being updated quickly enough to reflect changes in wholesale drug costs as a very large magnitude challenge, with nearly 80% indicating it as a very immediate challenge.
According to the agency, this is the first time it has approved a cancer treatment based on a common biomarker rather than the location in the body where the tumor originated.
The retailer welcomed Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich and State Rep. Heather Carter on Tuesday.
Walgreens is focusing more on health, wellness and beauty and it attempts to draw pharmacy customers to the front end.
Roughly three-quarters of visitors to the online platform are taking active follow-up steps, the retailer announced Tuesday, noting that its digital mental health resources also are reaching a broader demographic of consumers.