Biopharmaceutical companies, insurers, pharmacy benefit managers and the government can and must work together to keep each other accountable and embrace value-based or outcomes-based reimbursement. The guiding principle being that “IF” the new innovative medicine delivers the outcomes and value promised to patients and the U.S. economy, the therapy will be rewarded.
A new report analyses a vast trove of data on diabetes, studying the effects of more intense control of blood sugar based upon age and medical conditions. The answers are not clear.