Tag Archives: Blue Cross

Humana Joins Cigna’s Drug Buying Group Ascent Health Services

Ascent Health manages commercial rebates, the payments that drug makers make to health plans

BCBS Michigan Switches PBM From Express Scripts to OptumRx

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is largest health insurer in Michigan, serving 4.5 million people here and 1.6 million more in other states

Does UPMC’s Divestiture of Chartwell Pennsylvania Signal a New Trend?

CarepathRx recently announced that it plans to acquire part of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s (UPMC’s) Chartwell pharmacy subsidiary in a $400 million deal.

Walmart Accelerating Health Insurance Strategy to Provide Medicare Coverage

After more than a decade of transforming health care for its associates and customer base, Walmart is intent on playing an even larger role

Highmark’s Strategy to Contain Drug Costs Includes an Increasing Number of Outcome-Based Contracts

Pharmaceutical manufacturers and payers have developed a number of agreements under which reimbursement is contingent on specific outcomes over the last few years

Programs Covering the Cost of Gene Therapies Increase

Cell and gene therapies are revolutionizing the field of medicine by offering life-changing benefits to people with rare diseases and cancers