Podcast CME Course Information

Exam: Exam 430: Out-of-pocket costs are on the rise for commonly prescribed neurologic medications

Issue: May 28, 2019

Learning Objectives

Out-of-pocket costs are on the rise for commonly prescribed neurologic medications

Upon completion of this podcast, listeners will recognize that out-of-pocket costs for neurologic prescription medications are rising and placing a significant financial burden on patients.

Recommended Audience

This program is designed for physicians who are involved in providing patient care and who wish to advance their current knowledge of clinical medicine.

Core Competencies

  • Patient Care
  • Medical Knowledge

Disclosures

Program Accreditations Subcommittee (PAS) is responsible for reviewing and evaluating all CME programs. Joseph F. Kass, MD, JD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for activities as an expert witness in litigation and in an editorial capacity for the American Academy of Neurology. Barney J. Stern, MD, FAAN, has received personal compensation for book chapter contributions. The other members of the committee (Samir Belagaje, MD; J. Clay Goodman, MD, FAAN; Omotola A. Hope, MD; Shannon M. Kilgore, MD, FAAN) and AAN staff (Kristine Mitchell) report no disclosures. Robert A. Gross, MD, PhD, FAAN, has received funding for travel and/or speaker honoraria from the American Academy of Neurology; receives a stipend as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology; has received consultant fees from GlaxoSmithKline and Harris Interactive; has served on speakers' bureaus for Abbott, UCB, and GlaxoSmithKline; has conducted clinical trials over the past 5 years funded by GlaxoSmithKline, UCB, Ortho-McNeil, Pfizer, and Marinus, but has ceased participation in industry-sponsored clinical trials and speakers' bureaus since his appointment as Neurology EIC in 2010; and has received research support from the Department of the Army, UCBPharma, and University of Rochester Medical Center/NIH. Dr. Stacey Clardy serves as Podcast Editor for Neurology® and has received research support forWestern Institute for Biomedical Research (WIBR). Dr. Jeff Ratliff serves as Podcast Deputy Editor for Neurology andreceived a speaker honorarium from Haverford College. AAN staff members editing the test (P Baskin, L Kleffman, K Aman Ramm) have no disclosures. The CME Journal Editors who have reviewed the exam are James WM Owens Jr., MD PhD, who receives royalties from UpToDate, Waltham, MA; grant support from NIH (PI, K08NS054882); and a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology and Adam Kelly, MD, who has served as Guest Editor of Continuum (April 2014) and receives a stipend in his editorial capacity for Neurology.

Dr. Jason Crowell serves as an editor for the Neurology Podcast. Dr. Brian C. Callaghan has served as a consultant and scientific advisory board member on a PCORI grant; has received travel funding from the American Academy of Neurology; has served as the co-section editor for Innovations in Care Delivery for Neurology; has served as a consultant and scientific advisory board member on a PCORI grant, as a consultant for the Immune Tolerance Network, and as a consultant for DynaMed; has received government research funding from the National Institutes of Health; has received foundation/society research support from the American Academy of Neurology; and has participated in legal proceedings as a consultant for medical legal cases and for the Division of Injury Compensation Program. Dr. Jeffrey Ratliff has received speaker or travel honoraria from Teva and US WorldMeds LLC; serves as the Deputy Section Editor for Neurology Podcast; has served as a consultant for UCB Pharmaceuticals, US World Meds, LLC, Medscape, and Retrophin, Inc.; and has served on speaker’s bureaus for Teva and US WorldMeds LLC. Dr. Stefan Pulst has served on the editorial boards of Journal of Cerebellum, NeuroMolecular Medicine, Experimental Neurology, Neurogenetics, Nature Clinical Practice, Neurology, and as Editor-in-Chief of Neurology: Genetics; holds numerous patents; has received publishing royalties from Churchill Livingston, ANN Press, Academic Press, Oxford University Press, and AAN Press; has served as a consultant for Ataxion Therapeutics; has served on a speakers’ bureau for Athena Diagnostics, Inc.; has received governmental research support from the NIH; has received foundation/society research support from the National Ataxia Foundation; and has received license fee payments for technology or inventions from Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

The other participants report no disclosures.

CME Expiration

CME expires three years after publication date or sooner if podcasts are deemed out of date by reviewers.

Accreditation

The American Academy of Neurology Institute is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA PRA Credit™

The American Academy of Neurology Institute designates this journal-based-CME activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Copyright

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Confidentiality

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