Poll Results

September 2019 Question of the Month

Who will be the slowest to adopt the electronic real-time benefit check?

Physicians: 53.8%

PBMs: 30.8%

EMRs: 15.4%

Surescripts: 0%

August 2019 Question of the Month

If the NADAC survey of pharmacy costs becomes mandatory, how will this impact the NADAC and Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement?

NADAC would decrease, resulting in lower Medicaid reimbursements to pharmacies:  88%

NADAC would not change and Medicaid reimbursements would remain the same:  12%

NADAC would increase, resulting in higher Medicaid reimbursements to pharmacies:  0%

 

July 2019 Question of the Month

What percent of new drugs in the next 5 years will use alternative payment models like subscription plans or multi-year payment plans?

 

0%:   0%

1% to 5%:   82%

5% to 10%:   9%

10% to 20%:   9%

20% to 30%:   0%

June 2019 Question of the Month

How quickly will payer and EHR real time benefit checks be implemented?

6 months:  0%

1 year:  0%

2 years:  75.0%

3 years:  12.5%

4 years or more:  12.5%

Never:  0%

May 2019 Question of the Month

HHS has proposed altering the safe harbor for pharmaceutical rebates. When will the proposed POS rebates be implemented for Medicare Part D and Medicaid plans?

2020:  27.27%

2021:  9.09%

2022:  9.09%

2023:  18.18%

Never:  36.36%

April 2019 Question of the Month

CVS and Walgreens have announced they will carry CBD products in select states. How soon until we see CBD products in all retail chain pharmacies?

0-6 months: 23.08%

6-12 months: 30.77%

12-24 months: 30.77%

24+ months: 0.00%

Never: 15.38%

March 2019 Question of the Month

How will the HHS proposed rule changes to Medicare Part D and Medicaid drug rebate safe harbors impact pharmaceutical product net costs for PBMs?

Higher net costs after the implementation of the proposed rule: 50%

Lower net costs after the implementation of the proposed rule: 12.5%

No impact, net costs will be at the same levels as today: 37.5%

February 2019 Question of the Month

What is the likelihood brand pharmaceutical manufacturers will slow drug price increases in 2019 based on the Trump administration’s proposals?

Highly Likely: 0%

Likely: 12.5%

Unlikely: 75%

Highly Unlikely: 12.5%

January 2019 Question of the Month

Are there more challenges with the new lower priced Repatha NDC compared with the higher priced NDC?

Yes: 57.1%

No: 42.9%

 

Do you think brand manufacturer’s strategy to introduce a lower priced brand NDC of an existing product is going to expand in 2019?

Yes: 85.7%

No: 14.3%

December 2018 Question of the Month

Will there be a(n) ______ number of pharmaceutical product price changes in 2019 compared to 2018?

Increased:  63.64%

Decreased:  0.00%

Similar:  36.36%