4th National Rx Drug Pricing Boot Camp
New York Marriott East Side Hotel
525 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY

Schedule of Presentations:

Thursday, November 13, 2008
08:15:00 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks Steven Benz, Ann Flaherty
08:30:00 The Mechanics of Prescription Drug Pricing Discount Programs and the Rebate System David Gross
09:45:00 Analysis of the National Rebate Agreement and Related Pricing Concepts Timothy J Nugent
10:30:00 Morning Coffee Break
10:45:00 AWP (Average Wholesale Price) and WAC (Wholesale Acquisition Cost): What You Need To Know Merle M DeLancey, Patrick E Lupinetti, William A Sarraille
11:45:00 Medicare Part B Drug Pricing: 2008 and Beyond Steven Stranne
13:00:00 Networking Luncheon
14:15:00 Medicaid Rebate and Key Pricing Terminology Don L Bell, Jennifer L Butler
15:00:00 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:15:00 Mastering the Mechanics of the Final DRA Rule John D Shakow, Larri A Short
16:45:00 Connecting Products, Pharmacy and Operations: Working with the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) and the Billing Unit Standard Cathy Graeff
17:45:00 Conference Adjourns to Day 2
Friday, November 14, 2008
08:15:00 Co-Chairs’ Opening Remarks
08:30:00 Pricing Under the Public Health Service 340B Program: The Link to Medicaid Rebate Anna Spencer
09:45:00 Federal Government Contracts and Pricing: FSS, VA, DOD and More Jennifer L Plitsch, Michelle L Butler
11:00:00 Morning Coffee Break
11:15:00 Managing the Operational Challenges of Government Prices: How to Get From Policy to Practice Steven Benz, Ann Flaherty
12:30:00 Networking Luncheon
13:45:00 Case Study: Understanding the Interrelationship of Pricing Methodologies and How One Price May Affect Another David Ralston
15:00:00 Afternoon Coffee Break
15:15:00 Analyzing and Addressing Pricing Concepts and Regulatory Challenges Relative to Medicare Part D Melissa K Bianchi, Robert J Hill
16:30:00 Understanding How Pricing Issues Tie Into Government Enforcement Efforts and Private Claims Michael Parini, Jorge Lopez
17:30:00 Conference Concludes
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