Commercial Managed Care
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Managed Markets Excellence: Commercial Managed Care

Commercial managed care has become the dominant form of health insurance in the US because of its ability to control healthcare resource utilization to achieve more cost-effective care delivery. This three-part course help teams understand the various commercial plan structures, and the balance each strikes between cost control and patient choice.

Module 1: Health Plans and PBMs

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe different types of managed care organizations
  • Explain the role of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs)
  • Discuss techniques for managing drug utilization
  • Summarize the impact of insurance reforms under the Affordable Care Act 

Module 2: Specialty Products and Generics

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Define the key characteristics of specialty products
  • Explain the market impact of both specialty and generic products
  • Identify the effect of the Affordable Care Act on biosimilars

Module 3: Cost and Quality Innovations

After completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe different avenues health plans and government payers are exploring to control healthcare costs and enhance quality.

Commercial Managed Care: Combined Case Study

The "Combined Case Study" course incorporates the three Commercial Managed Care topics mentioned above into a highly narrative, role-based course that follows fictitious employees and their mentors as they navigate an encompassing range of commercial managed care scenarios.

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Our e-courses are only available for group and corporate-wide licenses. Pricing is based on the estimated number of users. Please contact us to learn more about incorporating Managed Markets Excellence® into your corporate training program. We can also develop custom training solutions to meet your specific training needs.