The Pharmacy Benefits Manager and the Drug Company

5 Jul

The Pharmacy Benefit Manager Medco contracted with the French Drug company Sanofi. In the United States Medco covers for their behind the counter pharmaceutical prescriptions as many enrollees as the entire French population (65 Million people). The aim of this agreement is to conduct comparative effectiveness studies in the real world clinical settings before endorsing for new drugs. This constitutes an alliance of the payer  with the drug maker with an objective of Research and Development improvement.

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