MedCity News July 13, 2021
Karthik Ganesh

PBMs today have a tremendous opportunity to help address health disparities by shifting current drug pricing and “cost vs. access” conversations to value-based discussions.

Disparities in the U.S. health system have come into sharp focus over the past one and a half years. We knew disparities existed before Covid-19, but the pandemic has sounded an undeniable call to action. What steps will we take towards a more equitable health system?

Despite significant flaws exposed by the pandemic, the crisis also illuminated the resilience, determination, and dedication of those who work in healthcare. Providers discovered innovative ways to care for the patients who needed them. Now, we must seize that momentum. We must reimagine the future of care and solve the...

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