This course covers 5 key areas important to setting a foundation in the understanding of drug coupons and copay assistance programs.
✓ The types of member cost-sharing arrangements (copayment, coinsurance, deductible, and annual out-of-pocket limit) and the reasons why they are used
✓ The types of manufacturers' copay offsets - copay assistance programs, drug coupons, and patient assistance programs
✓ The reasons why consumers use drug coupons and how their use affects out-of-pocket costs
✓ Which programs cannot be coupled with manufacturers' drug offsets and the key anti-kickback statute components prohibiting their use
✓ A copay accumulator and how it affects consumers' out-of-pocket costs