In this unique one-hour webinar, Dr. Jena outlines a broader framework for assessing value to improve identification of not only the highest-value treatments, but also low-value therapies on which spending can safely be reduced.
In a new MedAd News feature article on the influence of value assessments, Precision Xtract’s Jacki Chou and Zac Stillerman provide their insights on the growing influence of ICER, and how manufacturers can be more proactive in shaping favorable assessments of their new treatments.
Increasing patient savings and reducing government spending are laudable goals. But neither the CBO nor Precision experts Jeremy Schafer, Jacki Chou, and Harry G. Schiavi believe the proposed HHS rule will work. In this Spotlight on Market Access article, they join other industry leaders in discussing the potential repercussions of the rule.
In Spotlight on Market Access, Precision senior research economist James Baumgardner provides his perspective on HHS’ proposed changes to Medicare Part D loosening government restrictions on 4 protected drug classes, including those to treat HIV. Baumgardner cautions the rule changes “directly imperils those with HIV who have Medicare as their source of health coverage,” and urges greater adoption of HIV prevention efforts, including the use of new PrEP treatments that can greatly reduce the risk of acquiring HIV.
Harnessing four key strategies, HHS set a goal to virtually eliminate HIV within 10 years—a goal experts believe is achievable. Yet, as reported in Spotlight on Market Access, other HHS policies may be working against that goal. James Baumgardner, senior research economist at Precision Health Economics, shares his insights.
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