Advocacy through the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy


A senior vice president with OncoMed Pharmaceutical Services, Melville, NY’s Ellen Scharaga is a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy and participates in the organization’s efforts to highlight key issues within the industry.

As the principal advocate for policy issues pertaining to the managed care industry, the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy monitors policy and decision making at the state and federal levels that could affect members in the profession and the patients they serve.

For members of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy who are seeking information on policy positions and actions by state and federal agencies, the Legislative and Regulatory E-Newsletter highlights the latest news and provides details about new and ongoing advocacy efforts. Other resources include a policy resource center, briefs and reports on positions within the industry, managed care pharmacy success stories, and an up-to-date guide of pharmaceutical payment methods.

For more on the activities of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, visit