Today, your Gen X and Millennial employees increasingly find themselves shouldering expenses for small children and/or adult children — including college education and costs of those returning home to live— while also caring for aging or ill parents. And for middle-aged adults, this is all happening as they plan for retirement. “Sandwichers” lack the time and energy to fulfill these responsibilities successfully, and their physical and mental health frequently suffers.
Specialty pharmacy often comprises 50-80% of your total drug spend. Cost for this important component of health benefits is clearly an issue, and how to manage it is a big challenge. Don’t miss this event!
Nearly 20% of children have a mental health or developmental disability and chances are their parents are your employees. Despite your best efforts, parents may not be able to find or afford a mental health specialist for their kids. Left untreated or undertreated, children suffer the effects of these conditions and parents are stressed, leading to absenteeism and reduced productivity.
Who assesses how well a drug works and the economic value that represents for patients? How is the clinical effectiveness of a drug for a certain condition assessed vs. its competitors - and a “fair price” established?
The Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) is an independent, nonprofit watchdog on drug pricing.
You’ve asked about ICER – now find out!