Amy Schroeder offers strategic guidance and solutions for influencing clinical data, drug and pharmacopeial compendia, guidelines, and decision support technologies (e.
g., clinical pathways) on health policy, payer coverage and reimbursement, state drug coverage legislation, and provider prescribing behaviors impacting oncology, rare diseases, and diabetes. Amy has 30 years of healthcare experience, including positions as a pharmacist and medical writer, and in drug information, payer coverage and access, and consulting. She serves as a patient advocate on the Medicare Evidence Development & Coverage Advisory Committee (MEDCAC) at CMS and on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Pathways.
Her clinical experience began in cancer research, followed by positions in specialty and home infusion pharmacy, leadership roles at clinical and pharmacopeial drug compendia, and industry. She contributed to the initial USP Medicare Model Guidelines, to guide Part D plans in developing and maintaining their drug formularies, and drafting Level I clinical pathways content for US Oncology. Following that, she independently consulted on the impact of clinical drug data on payer coverage and reimbursement, then became a senior consultant for Lash Group Healthcare Consultants and DK Pierce & Associates, Inc. At Resolution Health, Inc., a subsidiary analytics firm under Anthem, Inc., she was the assistant director of Clinical Pharmacy R&D, assessing alignment of claims data to evidence-based clinical guidelines, identifying cost-savings opportunities and safety concerns for members. Amy is the only pharmacist who has contributed to the content of 3 clinical drug compendia (United States Pharmacopeia Drug Information, American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Drug Information, and the National Comprehensive Cancer Network Drugs & Biologics Compendium), recognized by CMS and commercial payers.
She has a BS in science/microbiology from the Pennsylvania State University and a BS in pharmacy from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy. She is a licensed pharmacist and has served as a preceptor to pharmacy students.