​Overview of Prescription Drugs

Online Prescription Drugs Training

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For most consumers, taking medication is a part of daily life and understanding his or her prescription drug coverage is incredibly important for obtaining and using drugs correctly and managing costs. But navigating through many sources of coverage, the different types of drugs that exist, various plan costs and features and the claims process can be difficult. This course will provide guidance on how prescription drug plan sponsors can support their participants.

Lessons include:

Prescription Drug Coverage Options
Describes how prescription drugs are made available to consumers through the different types of health care coverage available in the United States, as well as how pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) support employer-sponsored prescription drug plans.

Types of Drugs
Reviews the various categories of drugs available to consumers, how they are developed and how they differ based on market availability and chemical makeup.

Prescription Drug Plan Structure
Explains the different charges that a consumer may incur when purchasing prescription drugs, as well as how a formulary is used to provide plan structure.

Using Prescription Drug Coverage
Outlines the purchasing process including the types of pharmacies available, point-of-service claims, drug utilization review and other factors that affect prescription drug use.

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This course counts toward the Certificate in Health Plan Navigation​. Earn your Certificate to understand the fundamentals of health care plans and how to support your plan participants in making the best health care choices. Learn more.

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This course counts toward the Fundamentals in Health Benefits​ certificate. Earn your certificate to understand group health plan structures, laws and regulations, funding and more. Learn more.

One-Credit Course

Price: $55 Members
($80 Nonmembers)

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Contact us at (888) 334-3327, option 3 or elearning@ifebp.org.

Team Training

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Continuing Education

This course may qualify for CEBS compliance or continuing education (CE) credit.