Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have come under increased scrutiny as drug prices have begun to rise. As price spikes were identified, manufactures originally took the heat, but now are pointing the finger at PBMs who may also profit from higher prices.
The Alliance believes in professional development for all staff members. That’s why identifying professional development opportunities is a standard item for all employees to discuss with their supervisors during annual performance reviews.
Anyone who has ever had a dental problem knows how distracting it can be, making even the basics like eating and talking uncomfortable. Employed adults lose 164 million hours of work each year due to their own oral health problems or dental visits, according to a report by Qualis Health. They’re at an even greater risk of missing work due to their children’s poor oral health.
As if complying with the ACA wasn’t already tough enough, employers now face an updated set of forms, notices and penalties.
The good news is, you survived a lot of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA’s) major changes. The bad news is, it’s not over yet.
Legal expert John Barlament will lead his next Alliance Learning Circle on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and other compliance issues on Aug. 16. Barlament is a lawyer and partner with Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee.