What is a Pharmacy Benefits Manager?

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Fundamentally, a PBM is a negotiator and manager of prescriptions purchased from drug manufacturers and pharmacies for employers and their employees. Their role in delivering prescriptions to patients is an important one in the healthcare industry.

In this course, you’ll learn about how prescription costs are determined and who is involved every step of the way from drug manufacturer to enrolled health plan member. PBMs play a major role in determining those prices, and you’ll learn how to choose a good fit for your employer clients.

To track your progress, you’ll earn course credits for each lesson you complete in Roundstone University. To earn your course credit badge, answer at least 6 of the 8 (75%) quiz questions correctly. A quiz can be retaken if you make a mistake. Your course credit badges will be displayed on your profile, and friends can see which ones you’ve earned!