The Managed Care Concentration includes six (6) credit hours in didactic elective coursework in relevant topics including population-based care, with experiential training focusing on managed care pharmacy. The concentration PLUS option combines the didactic coursework with a managed care-focused experiential elective. Graduates can also pursue PGY-1 residency programs specializing in managed care.REQUEST PROGRAM INFORMATION
Managed care pharmacists evaluate and develop plans to optimize individual- and population-based health outcomes while balancing available resources. Managed care pharmacists work for pharmacy benefit management companies, health insurance and health plan companies, accountable care and managed care organizations, such as Aetna, Cigna and Anthem. Managed care pharmacists assist in the development of pharmacy benefits for health plans, design and implement clinical programs based on the latest clinical evidence, manage quality and cost-effectiveness of treatments and help ensure patient safety through processes designed to identify unsafe medications or drug interactions.
Managed Care Concentration
The Managed Care Concentration requires the completion of six (6) credit hours of elective coursework in the following areas:
Course offerings are subject to change.
Managed Care Concentration PLUS
The Managed Care Concentration PLUS requires completion of the following: