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Working Together to Achieve Better Outcomes: How Using State-Specific and PBM Formularies is a Benefit

by User Not Found | Aug 08, 2015
August 2015
​With many states implementing state-specific closed formularies for the workers' compensation industry, the question is often asked, "What is the difference between a state-based formulary and a Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) formulary?" This white paper discusses the differences and how the best of both worlds is when they work together. Click here to read more.