formulary


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formulary

1. a book or system of prescribed formulas, esp relating to religious procedure or doctrine
2. Pharmacol a book containing a list of pharmaceutical products, with their formulas and means of preparation

formulary

(1) A list of medicines, uses and procedure for preparation.

(2) A list of brand-name and generic medicines that are covered by a drug benefit plan such as administered by an insurance company or pharmacy benefit manager (PBM). See healthcare IT.
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However, the petitioner alleged that the DRAP not only failed to update the formulary but also lost the data containing information of thousands of registered drugs .
The inclusion of Zubsolv on the CVS Caremark formulary is a significant step forward to secure Zubsolv gains universal coverage for all patients with commercial insurance and continued profitable growth for Orexo.
residents who suffer from immune system disorders, to say that the foundation would like to see the NAIC model include a ban on any mid-year formulary changes, other than moves to add drugs introduced in the middle of the year.
Moody's maintains that by treating branded drugs as interchangeable, Express Scripts will pit branded drug manufacturers against each other as they compete for favorable locations on the formulary as well as potentially higher script volume.
This formulary directly links the scientific evidence behind the use of specific medications for specific conditions and provides information on alternative drugs which may be useful or, conversely, are potentially harmful.
It is only through the formulary management process that pharmaceutical cost containment in Kentucky has been achieved.
The PSN is opposed to the decision to implement the NMF, as it will have negative effects on the pharmaceutical market across the country by making a number of medicines not listed on the formulary unaffordable to members of medical aid funds.
the drug with the most exposure in terms of formulary support) can achieve a greater marketshare than expected simply because of the spillover effect.
While the process is similar to that of other plans' P&T committees, "where we may be a bit different is when we put a drug on formulary, everything is covered on our benefit unless it's specifically excluded," said William Fleming, vice president of pharmacy and clinical integration.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Service (CMS) has also created a web based formulary finder: http://formularyfinder.
This is because the factors described in our formulary guidance indicated that interruption of therapy in these categories could cause significant negative outcomes to beneficiaries in a short time frame.
Increasingly, physician executives are becoming involved in deliberations related to the use of newer medications because of requirements that these drugs be "prior authorized" or have "preferred" status on a drug formulary.