NPC’s Leonard Outlines Findings of Research on Coverage Decisions

March 3, 2020

National Pharmaceutical Council President and CEO Dan Leonard in a recent write up published on Pharmacy Times outlines some key findings of research by NPC and CEVR on coverage decisions by insurers.

A joint study published by the pair in 2018, Leonard writes, found that “insurance coverage and reimbursement for specialty medications varied substantially, with only 15.9% of drug coverage policies consistent across the largest United States commercial health plans.”

“Comprehensive, and consistent evaluation of evidence is needed, and inclusion of real-world evidence is critical, to ensure patient appropriate and evidence-based access to specialty medicines,” he writes.

To read the full write up, click here.

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