HMO and other managed care pharmacies that are financially responsible for business operations with no access by or sales to general public. Work under contract with employers, unions, pharmacy benefit managers, HMOs, Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs), Government Agencies, or other payors to provide prescription drugs to a defined population base of covered lives.
May include Staff Model or Group Model:
Staff Model - An organized prepaid health care system that delivers health services through a salaried physician group that is employed by the HMO unit.
Group Model - An organized prepaid health system that contracts with one independent group practice to provide health services.