We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year

We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year

We wish you a merry Christmas, and a vaccinated new year Written by Derek Monson  December 4, 2020 Christmastime brings feelings of hope and a desire to help those in need – sentiments that are greatly needed in 2020. Developments in the fight against COVID-19...
PBMs and your prescription drug bill

PBMs and your prescription drug bill

PBMs and your prescription drug bill Written by Derek Monson  December 1, 2020 “The key to lowering drug costs,” says Michelle Mack, director of state affairs for the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA), “is increasing competition and not...
Be thankful for free markets

Be thankful for free markets

Be thankful for free markets Written by Derek Monson  November 20, 2020 As we approach Thanksgiving, during a spiking pandemic, Americans still have much to be grateful for in the arena of their health. One of those things is the U.S. prescription drug market,...
Balancing costs with the right drug, at the right time

Balancing costs with the right drug, at the right time

Balancing costs with the right drug, at the right time Written by Derek Monson  November 13, 2020 “Treating patients with the right drug at the right time is always the priority,” say Chad Westover, CEO of University of Utah Health Plans. But cost is also...
Utah’s new COVID-19 game plan

Utah’s new COVID-19 game plan

Utah’s new COVID-19 game plan Written by Derek Monson  October 14, 2020 In this week’s briefing for the public about the coronavirus pandemic, the governor and state health officials announced a revised plan to help bring the current spike in COVID-19 cases...