Identify what you believe to be the most significant trend or change in the prescription drug benefit over the past 15 years. What impact do you feel this has had and to what degree do you think it will continue to have an effect?
Refer to the text and past experiences as you provide evidence to support your response. As you respond to your peers, consider reviewing the response of someone who chose a different trend.
- Chapters 10, 11, and 12 in Essentials of Managed Health Care
- Institute of Medicine (U.S.). (2010). Clinical data as the basic staple of health learning: Creating and protecting a public good: Workshop summary. Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care. Washington DC: National Academies Press. Retrieved from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK54296/
- Reif, S., Torres, M. E., Horgan, C. M., & Merrick, E. L. (2012). Characteristics of practitioners in a private managed behavioral health plan. BMC Health Services Research, 12(3), 1-6.
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