Richard Ascroft Richard Ascroft

Richard C. Ascroft, RPh, JD is Vice President, Managed Markets and Government Affairs at Takeda Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. Rick is responsible for Managed Markets and Government and External Affairs and serves as a member of the Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A, Inc. Executive Team. Prior to joining Takeda in 2015, Rick worked for Eli Lilly and Company for 22 years in a variety of clinical research, commercial, market access, and corporate affairs roles.

Making Step Therapy Work for Patients, Providers, and Payers

The use of step therapy protocols by payers to manage pharmacy costs has increased ...