A group of physicians, pharmacists, and other health care providers from different specialties, who advise a managed care plan regarding safe and effective use of medications. The P&T Committee manages the formulary and acts as the organizational line of communication between the medical and pharmacy components of the health plan.
Committee charged with developing a formulary, reviewing changes to that formulary, and reviewing abnormal prescription utilization patterns by providers.
An independent committee of health care practitioners whose purpose is to evaluate the relative safety, efficacy, and effectiveness of drugs within a class of prescription drugs and make formulary recommendations accordingly. Part D drug plans that use formularies must establish a P&T committee meeting certain standards.
The committee within a managed care organization or health plan that develops and updates the drug formulary and regularly reviews reports on clinical trials, drug utilization reports, current and proposed therapeutic guidelines, and economic data on drugs.
An appointed body of physicians, pharmacists, beneficiaries or their advocates who periodically review new drugs and uses for existing drugs. Following the review, recommendations are made concerning drugs to cover or include in a formulary (known as a Preferred Drug List) based on clinical evaluation and drug cost.
A committee that develops a formulary, reviews changes to that formulary, and reviews abnormal prescription utilization patterns by providers.
A panel of physicians usually from different specialties who advise the health plan regarding the proper use of prescription drugs. (H)
an organized panel of physicians and pharmacists from varying practice specialties who function as an advisory panel to the plan regarding the safe and effective use of prescription medications. Often comprises the official organizational line of communication between the medical and pharmacy components of the health plan. A major function of such a committee is to develop, manage and administer a drug formulary