This effect, however, would be minimized if interchangeable biologies share the same nonproprietary name as the reference biologies, said JMCP
, which is the official scientific journal of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP).
Similarly, an article in the January 2014 issue of the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP) bolsters support for MTM as a key to better and more affordable health care and backs reform of eligibility criteria to make MTM available to more Medicare beneficiaries.
The JMCP analysis supplements growing evidence that improving medication adherence --including use of MTM to help patients take medications as prescribed--helps to enhance patient health and improve affordability.
Separately, the Journal of Managed Care Pharmacy (JMCP
) published a comparison of mail order with community pharmacy in plan sponsor costs and member costs in two large pharmacy benefits plans.