Pharmacy Consulting

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions LLC (PHSL) consults with pharmaceutical manufacturers, PBMs, pharmacies (retail, specialty, mail service, LTC, and hospital outpatient), and technology companies on strategic business and marketing issues. Consulting projects across these market segments provide PHSL with the latest information on emerging trends as well as new products and services. Our consultants have extensive retail, mail service and managed care experience to create actionable recommendations for our clients’ challenging business issues.

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The Importance of a Drug Pricing Compendia Strategy for Product Launch

PHSL President Ann Johnson contributed to the July 2022 Pharmacy Management Edition of MedHealth Outlook. In this feature, Ann highlights the importance of drug pricing compendia for pharmaceutical, device, or digital therapeutics companies. Click here to read the article.

PHSL Renews WBE and WOSB Certifications

Pharmacy Healthcare Solutions, LLC (PHSL) is pleased to announce national recertification as a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) and as a Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) by WBENC East, a regional certifying partner of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC).  This marks three years of WOSB and WBE certification for PHSL. We know that supplier diversity Read More →

PHSL to Attend NACDS Total Store Expo

PHSL President Ann Johnson, Vice President Melissa Krause, Co-Founder Tim Kosty, and Director of Business Development Jeff Cook will be attending the 2022 NACDS Total Store Expo in Boston, MA on August 27-29. PHSL will have an exhibit set up at booth #1914. If you would like to schedule a meeting with a PHSL team member, please Read More →

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Supreme Court Rules on HHS Reimbursement Reduction

The 340B program is designed to lower healthcare costs and provide more comprehensive services to underserved patient populations.  The program involves drug manufacturers offering discounted prices to qualifying hospitals and providers that serve low-income patients.  The discounted drugs are reimbursed at prevailing rates by payers.  Providers can then use the savings from the program to Read More →

Gottlieb Proposes Pharmaceutical Segments for Pricing Strategies

At AHIP’s 2022 conference, Scott Gottlieb, M.D., former FDA commissioner joined a panel discussion on “Balancing Prescription Drug Affordability, Innovation and Access”.  He contends that there cannot be a one-size-fits-all solution for pharmaceutical pricing in the US.  He proposes three segments for bucketing drugs with unique policies for each. The approach does not use the Read More →

AMCP’s Pay-for-Performance Principles

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) outlined key principles regarding the utilization and optimization of the pay-for-performance model in their recent article titled “AMCP Pay-for-Performance-Based Reimbursements and Direct and Indirect Remuneration (DIR) Fees.” AMCP recognizes the importance of the services provided by pharmacists and supports the utilization of payment arrangements for pharmacists. These include Read More →