Managed Health Care AssociatesIn this episode, Stacey Ness, PharmD, MSCS, AAHIVP, of Managed Healthcare Associates, Inc. joins Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, host of the Specialty Pharmacy Podcast, to provide a midyear update on the specialty pharmacy pipeline and to discuss what’s happening in the marketplace, how changes impact stakeholders and what it means for patient care.

Stacey Ness, PharmD, MSCS, AAHIVP, completed the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and donated to ALS research in memory of Dave Schelling and Mary Jane Hall and in honor of those who are currently battling ALS. Be sure to tune into the podcast to hear why this was such an impactful (and fun!) fundraiser in the fight against ALS.

Tune in to Discover:

  • Factors influencing a manufacturer’s decision about limited distribution products
  • Recent FDA activity with specialty pharmacy products
  • What products have received expanded indication in the last 6 months
  • New products receiving contingent FDA approval
  • Drugs to watch for in the second half of the year, including biosimilars
  • How potential changes to 340b legislation and other policies could affect special pharmacy

About The Specialty Pharmacy Podcast

Join host Suzette DiMascio, CHE, CMCE, CPC, President and CEO of CSI Specialty Group, as she answers questions, addresses concerns and discusses the news you need to stay on top of the ever evolving world of specialty pharmacy. Tune in every episode to hear real world examples of the good, the bad and the outrageous from the experts at CSI Specialty Group, and to learn about the limitless growth opportunities available in the specialty pharmacy industry.

About Managed Healthcare Associates

Managed Health Care Associates, Inc. (MHA) is not only the country’s largest alternate site GPO, but also has established itself as a leading health care services and technology company. This evolution reflects our commitment to stay abreast of changes in the alternate site health care market and invest in innovative solutions, technologies and services for our members including long-term care pharmacies, infusion pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, home medical equipment providers and assisted living and skilled nursing facilities.