Online Seminar: Drug plan management 2020

September 24, 2020 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time
Area of Interest: Benefits Format: Web

A look at prescription drug plan spending and trends in 2019 including  the impact of COVID-19 on drug plans from March-August 2020.

An online session hosted by CPBI Ontario

 A look at prescription drug plan spending and trends in 2019 including the impact of COVID-19 on drug plans from March-August 2020. We will also take a deep dive into Expensive Drugs for Rare Diseases (EDRDs) and discuss the upcoming changes in how drugs are priced in Canada by the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)

This presentation will contain three parts, first a look at drug spending and utilization in Canada Life drug plans in 2019, this will be followed by a deep dive into Expensive Drugs for Rare Diseases (EDRDs) in Canada and lastly will look at the impact of COVID-19 on drug benefit spending.

Learning Objectives:
  • Learn what trends are driving spending in drug plans
  • Learn the impact of Covid-19 on drug plan spending
  • Learn the impact of Expensive Drugs for Rare Diseases (EDRDs) on drug plan spending
  • Learn how drug prices are established in Canada by the Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB)
 Who Should Attend?
  • Plan sponsors that offer prescription drug plans to members  
  • Benefits consultants and advisors that offer advice on prescription drug plans 

Speaker:

 
Barbara Martinez

Practice Leader, Drug Solutions 
Toronto Consultant, Group Customer
Canada Life

As the National Practice Leader, Drug Solutions in Canada Life’s Toronto Office, Barbara A. Martinez supports sales offices across Canada on prescription drug management initiatives. She plays a key role in supporting advisors and their clients, including designing and managing drug benefit plans with Canada Life Drug Solutions programs.

 Barbara joined Canada Life in 2012 after 10 years at Mercer, where she led the Canadian drug benefits consulting team. She’s a regular speaker at industry forums and a frequent commentator on employer drug programs. Her past experience also includes 13 years in the pharmaceutical industry, where she worked in sales and marketing as well as government and professional affairs.

 
CPBI friends in Ontario who sign up a CPBI Regular Membership ($300) are offered a complimentary registration of one Virtual Table of 6, for this event.
For more information and registration please call 877 599 1414 or email [email protected]

Cancellation Policy 

Fees and Registration
Membership Types Regular Price Plan Sponsor Price
Regular membership $20.00 CDN $20.00 CDN
Plan Sponsor Individual Membership $20.00 CDN $20.00 CDN
Associate $20.00 CDN $20.00 CDN
Student $20.00 CDN -
Non Member $55.00 CDN $55.00 CDN
Member Price Non Member Price
Virtual Table of 6 of 6 $100.00 CDN $300.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy