Tag Archives: Aetna

What Will CVS Health Do With Omnicare?

CVS Health operating income decreased 5.8% primarily due to a $431 million goodwill impairment charge associated with the long-term care business in the three months ended September 30, 2021

Aetna Launches New Network to Cover New Gene Therapies for Rare Diseases

Aetna recently announced an initiative to launch a designated network to cover new gene therapies for rare diseases. This follows an initiative by CVS Health in 2019 to provide self-insured employers with a stop-loss program with Aetna health plans and cover gene therapies

Haven Lives, To a Degree: Morgan Health Launched

JPMorgan Chase unveiled its new healthcare company, dubbed Morgan Health, which its top executive told Becker’s Hospital Review can be viewed as a continuation of Haven, an ambitious healthcare venture that recently disbanded. 

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

Large insurers are implementing policies requiring health care providers to get provider-administered therapies from specialty pharmacies

Aetna Responds to Employers Shifting Attitude On High-Deductible Health Plans

Aetna’s new designs, called Upfront Advantage and Flexible Five, offer members coverage for some preventive services before they meet deductibles

Market Access Programs for Gene Therapies Increasing

Payers are planning for an increasing number of gene therapies being approved by developing new coverage programs