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Patent: 8,666,778

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Summary for Patent: 8,666,778
Title:Systems and methods for processing requests for pharmaceuticals that require insurer preapproval
Abstract: Systems, methods, and apparatus for managing patients in need of a predetermined pharmaceutical that requires preauthorization based upon patient clinical data are provided. Prescription information is obtained for each respective patient. Such information includes an identity of the patients and amounts of the pharmaceutical that has been prescribed to the patients. Further, clinical information associated with each patient is received. The clinical information one or more determinants that each contributes to providing a basis for authorizing or denying patient coverage for the pharmaceutical. At least one determinant in the one or more determinants is not a standardized code. Coverage for a patient for the predetermined pharmaceutical is requested by transmitting the prescription and clinical information to a specialty pharmaceutical distributor at a remote location. A grant or denial of coverage for the patient is then received from the remote location and stored in an electronic record associated with the patient.
Inventor(s): Medvitz; Mark (Chester County, PA), Kumpf; Mike (Carroll County, MD)
Assignee: MedImmune, LLC (Gaithersburg, MD)
Application Number:13/895,088
Patent Claims:see list of patent claims

Details for Patent 8,666,778

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