Raising Health

The Science and Supply of GLP-1s with Chronis Manolis

Will Shrank, Daisy Wolf, Julie Yoo, Kris Tatiossian, and Olivia Webb

Posted June 11, 2024

Chronis Manolis, SVP and Chief Pharmacy Officer of UPMC Health Plan, joins Julie Yoo, general partner, Daisy Wolf, investment partner, and Will Shrank, venture partner, of a16z Bio + Health.

Together, they discuss how payors and providers are thinking about anti-obesity medications, as well as pricing and prior authorization considerations.

This is the third episode in our series on the science and supply of GLP-1s. Listen to last week’s episode to hear from Brooke Boyarsky Pratt, founder and CEO of knownwell, about the importance of patient-centric medical homes. The week before, we spoke with Carolyn Jasik, Chief Medical Officer at Omada Health, on GLP-1s from a clinical perspective.

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