More consumers on HMO and integrated-system boards might not bring the benefits that advocates expect, yet some plans do find them helpful.
If drug purchasers are so bullish on what the AMCP format can do for them, why don't more of them use it?
Proponents tout personalized care and easy access, and imply superior health care. Critics fear "elitist"practices.
A new urgency means that tiered formularies and higher copayments will become even more widespread, a recent survey indicates.
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