Addressing Equity in the Management of COVID-19: A Managed Care Perspective

Session Description:

For more than a year, the world has been dealing with COVID-19,with a spotlight on the continued challenges of treatment and prevention. As more evidence emerges, the focus has turned to available treatment options that are being implemented within managed care organizations, with guardrails to assure equity and inclusivity for those most vulnerable. There is also continued focus on vaccine distribution and strategies to reach those not yet vaccinated.

Don’t miss this session for your chance to hear therapeutic updates and how one organization is addressing equity in their vaccination strategy.

Learning Objectives:

At the completion of this program, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss updates in therapeutic options for the treatment of COVID-19.
  • Explain the impact racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic status plays in the COVID-19 realm.
  • Describe strategies used to address health disparities related to COVID-19 treatment and vaccines. 


Dan Kent, PharmD, CDE

Specialty Quality Clinical Coordinator- Infectious Diseases/Vaccines/Diabetes/ Hepatitis

Kaiser Permanente of Washington

Renton, WA

Schedule of Educational Activity:

This activity consists of an audio recording, pre-test assessment questions (not required to pass or continue), post-test questions (required to pass with a score of 70% or higher) and a specific activity evaluation.


The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

ACPE UAN:0233-0000-21-031-H04-P  • Activity Type: Knowledge-Based
Contact Hours: 1
Release Date: July 6, 2021 •  Expiration Date: December 31, 2022
Activity Fee: Free for Members and $50 for Non-Members

Participants should claim continuing pharmacy education (CPE) credit for this home study activity only if they have not claimed credit for the live activity presented at AMCP 2021 Virtual.CPE credit will be processed through the AMCP Learn portal and reported directly to CPE Monitor. Please allow 72 hours for processing and posting in your NABP account.

To receive credit for an online activity you must:

  • Review the full content of the activity.
  • Successfully complete the post-test (required to pass with a score of 70% or higher, it may be taken a maximum of three times).
  • Complete a specific activity evaluation.

System Technical Requirements/Viewing Requirements:

System Requirements Courses and learning activities are delivered via your Web browser and Acrobat PDF. For all activities, you should have a basic comfort level using a computer and navigating websites. View the minimum technical and system requirements for continuing education online learning activities.

Credit Information

Activity Number Credit Amount Accreditation Period
ACPE UAN #0233-0000-21-031-H04-P 1 Contact Hour June 17, 2021 - December 31, 2022