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The Defense Health Agency Pharmacoeconomic Branch

What's New

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Operations Overview

CostShare Update

New MOD 12

Click here for the New MOD 12 to USCENTCOM Individual Protection and Individual-Unit Deployment Policy

New Epocrates

screenshot of Epocrates website

The TRICARE formulary can also be found on Epocrates at

PEC-B Webcast

The PEC-B webcasts provides a forum to better communicate to the MTFs about P&T activities, plans for future P&T meetings, answer questions regarding VA/DoD National contracts, formulary implementation, and tools/programs available - PMART, Deployment Prescription Program, Controlled Drug Medication Analysis and Reporting Tool (CD-MART), and pharmacy restriction program. Future webcasts will also be conducted to provide deployment information and tool/program updates. We welcome the input from the pharmacy community to provide worthwhile information you can use in your practice settings.

** Current Webcast **
PowerPoint icon PEC-B Webcast June, 2014

 2014 June PEC-B Webcast Q&A

** NOTE: The next quarterly webcast will be part of the quarterly Pharmacy Operations Division (POD) webcast. Future dates and times will be provided by the DOD pharmacy service consultants. **

Click here to view previous webcasts.

MTF Educational Webcast

PowerPoint icon MTF Rx Restriction Program

Dial-in information: 1-877-939-1543 PC: 9750006

Upcoming P&T Meetings

November 2013 P&T minutes are posted. Link under DoD P&T Committee.

The PEC-B Vision

The Department of Defense (DoD) Pharmacoeconomic Branch (PEC-B) is a customer oriented Center of Excellence implementing recognized state of the art pharmacoeconomic analysis for the purpose of improving readiness by increasing value, quality, and access to medical care and pharmacotherapy within the available resources of the Military Health System (MHS).

The PEC-B Mission

To improve the clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes of drug therapy in support of the readiness and managed healthcare missions of the MHS.

PEC-B Activities

Pharmacoeconomic Analysis - The PEC-B monitors drug usage and cost trends and performs pharmacoeconomic analyses to support DoD formulary management, national pharmaceutical contracts, and clinical practice guidelines.

DoD Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Committee Support - The PEC-B provides extensive administrative and technical support for the DoD P&T Committee, which manages the DoD Basic Core Formulary (BCF) and the Mail Order Pharmacy Formulary.

The Pharmacy Analytics Support Section (PASS) - The Pharmacy Analytics Support Section supports users of the Pharmacy Data Transaction Service, a centralized prescription data repository that provides a single, comprehensive patient drug profile for DoD beneficiaries across the Military Health System.

Information Systems - The PEC-B helps in the development and management of information systems that support the provision of drug therapy and evaluation of the pharmacy benefit.

Pharmaceutical Contracts - The PEC-B works with the Defense Logistics Agency & the VA Pharmacy Benefits Management Strategic Health Group and National Acquisition Center to establish national pharmaceutical contracts.

Clinical Practice Guidelines - The PEC-B works with the VA/DoD Clinical Practice Guideline Workgroup to formulate the drug therapy components of clinical practice guidelines and associated metrics.

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