The Syneos Health Podcast

Episode 016: Payer Power, Part 2

April 25, 2018 Jeffrey Stewart, Keith Kelly
The Syneos Health Podcast
Episode 016: Payer Power, Part 2
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The Syneos Health Podcast
Episode 016: Payer Power, Part 2
Apr 25, 2018
Jeffrey Stewart, Keith Kelly

Eighteen months is an eternity in the payer world.

Previously on The Syneos Health Podcast (Episode 003: Payer Power), we discussed the payer's rise in influence in the pharmaceutical industry. Today, we're seeing the impact of strategies payers were starting to bring to the marketplace 18-months-to-two-years ago, particularly on the pharmacy benefit side.

Keith Kelly, Managing Director, Global Access Solutions for Syneos Health Consulting, discusses key themes from the Express Scripts Drug Trend Report 2016, impact of payer controls on pharmacy benefit versus medical benefit products, how this plays out based on therapeutic area and ultimately, the challenges inherent in "bending the cost curve" for the average patient.

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Show Notes

Eighteen months is an eternity in the payer world.

Previously on The Syneos Health Podcast (Episode 003: Payer Power), we discussed the payer's rise in influence in the pharmaceutical industry. Today, we're seeing the impact of strategies payers were starting to bring to the marketplace 18-months-to-two-years ago, particularly on the pharmacy benefit side.

Keith Kelly, Managing Director, Global Access Solutions for Syneos Health Consulting, discusses key themes from the Express Scripts Drug Trend Report 2016, impact of payer controls on pharmacy benefit versus medical benefit products, how this plays out based on therapeutic area and ultimately, the challenges inherent in "bending the cost curve" for the average patient.

The information, data and other content contained in this podcast and any associated articles, sponsorships, advertisements, announcements or other communications are provided for informational purposes only and should not be construed as professional advice of any kind, on any subject matter.

Would you like to add to the discussion?  Write to us at [email protected].

See our full list of podcast episodes here.

The content of the podcast contains general information and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. Moreover, the content is not guaranteed to be complete, correct, timely, current or otherwise up-to-date. Syneos Health reserves the right to make alterations or deletions to the content at any time without notice to you.

Syneos Health and its subsidiaries expressly disclaim all liability in respect to actions taken or not taken based on any or all of the podcast content.

The information, data, and other content contained in this podcast is not a reflection of, endorsed by or otherwise affiliated with, nor should it be attributed to, any Syneos Health clients, customers or other contacts.