Increases in Drug Prices: What are the Drivers? March 15, 2021

March 15, 2021

Learning Objectives

Describe the difference between the price tag of a drug and the price paid by insurers after accounting for manufacturer discounts.

Identify sources of rising drug prices.

Discuss the consequences of rising manufacturer discounts on medication access.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
Course opens: 
11/24/2020
Course expires: 
05/31/2021
Event starts: 
03/15/2021 - 8:30am
Event ends: 
03/15/2021 - 9:30am
Webinar
Pittsburgh, PA
United States

Inmaculada Hernandez, PharmD, PhD

In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
 

Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1 AAPA Category 1 CME credit. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.  

Nursing (CNE)
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1 contact hour.

No members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships with any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods or services, used on, or consumed by, patients to disclose.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AAPA Category I CME
  • 1.00 ANCC
    UPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
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