The pharmacy industry is complex and includes consumer-driven retail, specialty pharmacies, and various intermediaries, such as pharmacy benefits managers. Although the industry is highly concentrated with a few national retail providers there are numerous independent retail pharmacies that continue to operate.

Relevant Engagements

  • VMG Health was engaged by a health system client to quantify the system benefit attributable to the wholly-owned outpatient pharmacy operation for purposes of Board education. Consideration was given to the benefits provided to the system for medication adherence (and impact on readmission rates), cost of prescriptions for self-insured employees, specialty pharmacy impact, and the 340(b) program.
  • Provided fair market value services to a health system contemplating the divesture of its retail pharmacy business to a national operator.