AMCP Market Insights Health Plan Best Practices: Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)

Pricing: Free for Members and Non-members 


Please note that this session is not accredited for continuing pharmacy education credit.

Course Description

This non-promotional, sponsored webinar will review health plan best practice recommendations for Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) with an impressive panel of oncology and managed care experts.

As managed care and payer professionals play a central role in improving value in and access to cancer care, understanding best practices in CLL that address the multidimensional system challenges can support identifying which health services are safe, efficacious, and cost-effective, address barriers to high-quality care, and better understand the patient experience in the health care system.

In this webinar, a panel of experts will discuss health plan best practices related to CLL, national managed care oncology professional survey results, and components of high-quality care that can improve health equity and address unmet needs in CLL. Following the presentation, join the panelists for a live Q&A session.

In this webinar, a panel of experts discuss health plan best practices related to CLL. 

This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications.

The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.

Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.

Target Audience

The primary target audience for this initiative consists of medical directors, pharmacy directors, clinical pharmacists, specialty pharmacists, registered nurses, quality directors, as well as network physicians affiliated with various MCOs, health systems, and other payer organizations.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  1. Explore health plan practices for the treatment of CLL.
  2. Discuss key insights from a national managed care oncology survey on the treatments for CLL.
  3. Examine Strategies available to managed care professionals to guide treatment for CLL.
  4. Identify components of high-quality care that improve health equity and address unmet needs in cancer care.
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Laura Bobolts, PharmD, BCOP (Moderator)
SVP, Clinical Strategy and Growth, OncoHealth

Kirollos S. Hanna, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP, FACCC
Director of Pharmacy, Minnesota Oncology

Zahra Mahmoud Jafari, PharmD, MBA, BCOP, FHOPA
Clinical Pharmacy Manager - Hematology/BMT/Cellular Therapies
University of Kansas Health System

Tim Mok, PharmD, BCPS, BCOP
Hematology Oncology Pharmacy Research Analyst
Kaiser Permanente

Gary Owens, MD
President, Gary Owens Associates

Bhavesh Shah, R.Ph, BCOP
Chief Pharmacy Officer - Specialty and Hematology Oncology Pharmacy
Boston Medical Center


Please note that this session is not accredited for continuing pharmacy education credit.


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