Managed Markets Intelligence Earned Through Experience

Navarro Pharma assists pharmaceutical companies navigate the diverse and dynamic challenges of marketing pharmaceuticals to managed market payers.

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Managed Care Prescription Drug Benefit Management

Robert was involved in developing the early managed care prescription drug benefit programs at UnitedHealthCare in the 1980s, including mandatory outpatient drug formularies, utilization management strategies, online real-time claims adjudication, and the industry's first brand drug pharmaceutical rebate programs. These management strategies are common today in commercial, Managed Medicaid, Medicare Part D, and Health Insurance Marketplace pharmacy programs to reduce costs and promote appropriate access of covered drugs for insured members.

University of Florida College of Pharmacy Clinical Professor Emeritus

Professor Navarro recently retired from full-time professional and graduate school faculty status and is now Clinical Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes & Policy. 

Journal of Managed Care and Specialty Pharmacy (JMCP)

Robert has been interim editor and most recently assistant editor for the JMCP, the definitive peer-reviewed, high Impact Factor, publication resource for managed care, prescription drug benefits, specialty pharmacy management, and  HEOR topics.


Legal Expert Witness Testimony and Consultancy

Dr Robert Navarro has served as an expert witness to the legal profession on managed care pharmacy benefits, rebate contracts, formulary development, patent infringement, and related matters in over 25 cases. A discussion of past and current engagements is available upon inquiry.

Univeristy of Florida College of Pharmacy Online Masters Program in Pharmaceutical Science - Managed Care Systems Track

Dr Navarro developed the Managed Care Pharmacy Systems track in the online MS program. Dr Laura Happe, editor of the JMCP, is the current Track director. Those interested in earning a MS from the University of Florida should look into the program schedule and specialty tracks at the online Master of Science in Pharmacy program website. AMCP members qualify for a tuition discount. MS students qualify for a reduced AMCP membership fee.


Join the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy - AMCP

For over 30 years, the AMCP has been the definitive professional organization for anyone practicing in, or interested in becoming involved in managed prescription drug benefits. Robert Navarro is a co-founder and first president of the AMCP, and a recipient of the Steven G. Avey Award. The AMCP has over 9,000 members.

Managed Care Pharmacy Practice

Managed Care Pharmacy Practice

Managed Care Pharmacy Practice, 2nd Ed.

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Value-Based Contracts

Outcomes-Based Contracting Experience: Research Findings from U.S. and European Stakeholders

Tara Nazareth, John J. Ko, Rahul Sasane, Christian Frois,, Stephen Carpenter Sebastian Demean, Ashok Vegesna, Eric Wu, Robert P. Navarro 
J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 2017 Oct;23(10):1018-1026.

Performance-Based Risk-Sharing Arrangements: U.S. Payer Experience

Joseph A. Goble, Brian Ung, Sascha van Boemmel-Wegmann, Robert P. Navarro, Andrew Parece

 J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 2017 Oct;23(10):1042-1052.

Performance Assessment of the Level of Satisfaction and Unmet Data Needs for Specialty Drug Formulary Decisions in the U.S.

Yoonyoung Choi and Robert Navarro

J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 2016 Apr;22(4):368-375.

Changing the Way We Pay for Health Care: Is Value the New Plastic?

Robert P. Navarro
J Manag Care Spec Pharm, 2017 Oct;23(10):998-1002.

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