Comparative Effectiveness and
Payer-Provider Coordination in HIV: What Does Managed Care Need to
Know About New and Emerging Therapies?
A continuing medical education
activity provided by NAMCP and AAMCN
Novel Treatment Advances and Approaches in Management of HIV is a
three-part webinar series
This is Part 3 of the series focusing on what managed care needs to
around the latest therapies in HIV
This activity is an archive from the webinar held December 18, 2020
This activity is valid from January 1, 2021 to January 1, 2023
Instructions for CME/NCPD: Complete the pre-test, listen to the
audio and view the slides, complete the post test, complete the
evaluation form and hit submit. You will be asked to enter your name
and email address on the pre-test, evaluation and post-test. If you
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will have ONE more opportunity to complete. A score of 70% must be
achieved on the post test to receive continuing education credits.
If you do not pass the post test after two attempts, you will not be
eligible to try again. Once you complete the evaluation form and
score 70% or higher on your post test, you will automatically be
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This activity is intended for healthcare professionals practicing in
managed care environments.
This activity is supported by an
educational grant from
HIV is a lentivirus that causes HIV infection and over time acquired
immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). HIV infection leads to low levels
of CD4+ T cells through a number of specific mechanisms. When CD4+ T
cell numbers decline below a critical level, cell-mediated immunity
is lost, and the body becomes progressively more susceptible to
opportunistic infections. The CDC estimates that 1,218,400 people in
the US aged 13 years and older are living with HIV infection and an
estimated 6,955 people died in 2019. Fortunately, several new
therapies have become available recently, and more are set to become
Upon completion of this
activity, participants will be able to:
Examine the economic burden of HIV,
including factors that contribute to poor prognosis and
Compare and contrast new and
emerging antiretroviral therapies (ART) based on the latest
evidence for their efficacy, safety, and adherence potential
Assess approaches currently utilized
by third party payers to manage costs associated with the care
of patients with HIV
Discuss the managed care
considerations of new and emerging therapies by exploring where
these agents may fit into current HIV management paradigm
Align managed care decisions with
updated guidelines and evidence on initial ART selection and ART
switching based on patient-specific factors, including
comorbidities, concomitant medications, age, adherence, and
||Gary Owens, MD
Gary Owens Associates
has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.
MD has no real or perceived financial relationships to
Jeremy Williams has no real or perceived financial
relationships to disclose.
Jacqueline Cole, RN, MS, CMCN has no real or perceived
financial relationships to disclose.
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Accreditation & Designation
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with
the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation
Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint
providership of the National Association of Managed Care Physicians
(NAMCP) and American Association of Managed Care Nurses (AAMCN). The
National Association of Managed Care Physicians is accredited by the
ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
NAMCP designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1 AMA
PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Each
physician should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their
participation in the activity.
The American Association of Managed Care Nurses is accredited as a
provider of nursing continuing professional development by the
American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
Nurses who complete this activity and achieve a passing score will
receive 1 hour in nursing continuing professional development.
This activity has been approved by the American Board of Managed
Care Nursing for 1.0 contact hours toward CMCN recertification
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