Category Archives: Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Centene Begins Leveraging RxAdvance’s More Transparent PBM in Mississippi

Centene is leveraging its investment in RxAdvance to develop a more transparent PBM through Envolve Pharmacy Solutions

UnitedHealth Group Building Pharmacy Business Through OptumRx

OptumRx acquired two pharmaceutical companies in the third quarter of 2018: Genoa Healthcare and Avella Specialty Pharmacy. Listen closely and you can hear Amazon’s footprints as the reason for these acquisitions. Amazon’s recent acquisition of PillPack has accelerated merger and consolidation activities among insurers and pharmacies. UnitedHealth Group is following the strategy seen earlier this year […]

Dr. Vogenberg on Regulatory and Legislative Changes Effect on Healthcare, P&T Committees

AMI founding partner Dr. Randy Vogenberg recently co-authored an article for Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T)’s January 2018 issue entitled “Regulatory Change Versus Legislation Impacting Health Care Decisions and Delivery”.  The article explores high-level trends of the Trump administration’s policy, legislative agenda, and regulations, focusing on FDA policies that may affect drug prices and relaxation of the […]

PBM P&T Practices The HEAT Initiative Is Gaining Momentum

Care outside the hospital, like P&T committee responsibilities outside the hospital, is necessarily different. New processes and solutions, such as cloud computing, can help improve performance and transparency of benefit management for purchasers or users of health care services. The current role of PBMs includes concurrent improvement in health outcomes, so the take-home message is […]