About Us

The purpose of this website is to provide info to various Managed Care opportunities located in California to pharmacists and pharmacy students by providing information about career paths, opportunities, and news in managed care pharmacy all in one place. To learn more about the different career paths in managed care pharmacy, explore Career Paths. For updated details about residencies and fellowships in managed care, click Opportunities. Stay up-to-date with the latest news in managed care pharmacy by searching through Managed Care News.  We hope this site will allow all those interested in Managed Care and in getting involved in such opportunities will utilize this site to be informed and ready to explore the field of Managed Care Pharmacy.

Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is the nation’s leading professional association dedicated to increasing patient access to affordable medicines, improving health outcomes and ensuring the wise use of health care dollars. Through evidence- and value-based strategies and practices, the Academy’s 8,000 pharmacists, physicians, nurses and other practitioners manage medication therapies for the 270 million Americans served by health plans, pharmacy benefit management firms, emerging care models and government.

AMCP serves its members in many ways, including through live national conferences, online learning programs, research in peer-reviewed literature and advocacy. Each is designed with the goal of advancing professional knowledge, improving the design and delivery of pharmacy benefits, and ultimately, patient satisfaction and health outcomes.

California Pharmacists Association

The California Pharmacists Association (CPhA) was founded in 1869 and is the largest state association representing pharmacists. CPhA represents pharmacists, technicians, and student pharmacists from all practice settings. These practice settings include community pharmacy (both independent owners and employees working in chain drug stores), hospitals & health-systems, and specialty practices such as compounding, managed care, and long term care. The CPhA mission is to advance the practice of pharmacy for the promotion of health.

CPhA - Managed Care Special Interest Group

The Managed Care SIG promotes managed care principles that help to foster pharmacist involvement as a critical component of health care policy decision-making and implementation.