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TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 4, 2004
The Pharmacy Benefit Management A Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) is a third party administrator of prescription drug programs. They are primarily responsible for processing and paying prescription drug claims. Institute's (PBMI) ninth annual independent conference on prescription drug utilization management to be held April 28-30, 2004, in Scottsdale, Ariz., offers continuing education for pharmacy and benefit executives.
The three-day conference agenda -- focused on the toughest issues to tackle in prescription drug benefits -- has been developed to provide continuing education opportunities for professionals involved in the design and administration of the drug benefit for employees, retirees, and union groups.
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Industry experts from many organizations will speak at the PBMI Prescription Drug Utilization Management Conference including AdvancePCS; Advanced Pharmacy Concepts; Aetna, B. Wellness Consulting; BlueCross BlueShield of Minnesota; Burlington Northern Santa Fe Corp.; Buck Consultants; City of Springfield, Massachusetts; Express Scripts; Heritage Information Systems; Independent Pharmaceutical Consultants; Ingenix; McDermott, Will & Emery; National Council for Prescription Drug Programs Overview
The National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) is a not-for-profit, Standards Development Organization (SDO) that is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). NCPDP is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. ; National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices; Passport Medical; Pharmaceutical Strategies Group; Prime Therapeutics; The Phoenix Law Group; Prescription Solutions; RxHub; the States of Missouri and Ohio; and The Segal Company.
Agenda Available On Line
For a complete agenda and to register for the conference, log on to http://www.pbmi.com/conf2004.asp. The registration deadline is Friday, March 26, 2004.
PBMI Educates Industry
Privately held, PBMI is an independent industry resource that provides research-based education to help industry professionals design and manage pharmacy benefit programs. A few select conference sponsorships are still available. For more information, visit PBMI at www.pbmi.com or call 480-730-0814.