Nathan E Botts / Tuesday, May 21, 2019 / Categories: Sources Express Scripts Creates a Digital Health Formulary Efforts to increase provider and patient safety From the Express Scripts news release: By adopting a digital health formulary, plan sponsors can confidently deploy a digital health product to their members knowing it has been through a uniform review process to ensure its safety, quality, usability and affordability. The digital health formulary also will: Reduce the administrative burden for plan sponsors associated with contracting and managing digital health companies Help improve affordability by leveraging Express Scripts’ size and scale in the purchasing of digital health products, and Create a pathway to cover the increasing number of prescription-only digital therapeutics that are coming to market. Initially, the digital health formulary will include solutions for diabetes, cardiovascular, behavioral health and pulmonary conditions, and will later expand to include tools for other chronic and complex conditions. Clients still will have the ability to choose which digital solutions they provide or cover for their members; inclusion on the digital health formulary will not guarantee that a plan will cover a certain technology. Previous Article HL7 Consumer Mobile Health Application Functional Framework (CMHAFF) Next Article European Committee for Standardization (CEN) Print 2967 Rate this article: No rating 0Upvote 0Downvote Tags: CMHAFF usability digital health express scripts formulary safety quality affordability Regulatory Considerations More links A link to the original article on the Express Scripts websiteThe new formulary will help payers ensure the safety, effectiveness and usability of digital health technology tools made available to their members. Available in 2020, the digital health formulary will be a curated list of technology- and software-enabled applications and devices that help patients prevent, manage or treat a medical condition. Related articles European Committee for Standardization (CEN) HL7 Consumer Mobile Health Application Functional Framework (CMHAFF) 3.2.3 Usability & Accessibility 3.2.4 Customer Service and Technical Support 2.4.2 Use Case B Please login or register to post comments.