Yet Another Reimbursement Metric: AAC
Getting to the true pharmacy drug acquisition cost is not an easy task when it comes to third-party reimbursements for generic drugs. States for over a decade have used the average wholesale price (AWP), a price published by drug manufacturers, to determine reimbursements to retail pharmacies. However, AWP is thought to be faulty and not reflective of the true acquisition cost. In an effort to cut costs on reimbursements on Medicaid, Alabama and Oregon have turned to average ...
SIGN IN TO ACCESS THIS ARTICLE
Registering for Premium Content on Supermarket News will give you INSTANT access to invaluable articles and media content that industry professionals rely on. You will have access to our special reports, feature articles, and industry analysis. It’s FREE, easy and quick.