Guidance for the Recent Release of AMCP Format Version 4.1

January 10, 2020

On December 23, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) released an update to the Format for Formulary Submissions (AMCP Format Version 4.1). Major changes include new guidance addressing how manufacturers can provide evidence, and information exchange between manufacturers and healthcare decision makers (HCDMs), for unapproved products and unapproved uses of already approved products. Xcenda and the FormularyDecisions team closely tracked the development AMCP Format Version 4.1 and are available to address questions and provide additional guidance surrounding these updates.

AMCP Releases Format for Formulary Submissions, Version 4.1

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) released its new Format for Formulary Submissions (Version 4.1). The Format provides updated guidance on the evidence and information exchange between industry and payers for unapproved products and for new indications under US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) review for approved products. It is anticipated these changes will impact the content manufacturers can share and the method by which they will provide this kind of pre-approval information. Xcenda and the FormularyDecisions team closely tracked the development of the new Format and are available to address questions and provide additional guidance surrounding these updates. 

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Upcoming Educational Webinar from AMCP and Xcenda

AMCP Webinar | Tuesday, January 28, 2020 | 2:00 PM ET

Embracing Format v4.1 for Early, Effective Exchange of Information With Payers

With the recent release of AMCP Format v4.1, what does it mean for the preapproval information exchange between payers and manufacturers?

Join Xcenda’s Evelyn Sarnes, PharmD, MPH, Vice President of Medical Communications, and other key stakeholders for a live webinar on January 28. Moderated by Elizabeth Sampsel, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, Senior Director of Payer, Provider, and Partner Alliances at Xcenda, the expert panel will give perspective and guidance on the early, effective exchange of information in light of these latest changes as well as highlight tools that can help in this endeavor

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