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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

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

Anthem-Cigna Merger Affected by Blues Plans

BlueCross Blue Shield Plans: Access Market Intelligence

Anthem-Cigna Merger Affected by Blues Plans The large employer market is playing the lead role in the Anthem-Cigna merger lawsuit. The Department of Justice stated that the health insurance merger would create major concentration when selling health plans and services to large employers. (Health Affairs Blog, December 28, 2016) One interesting aspect of the Anthem-Cigna […]

The Anthem Cigna merger: 10 things to Know

The Anthem Cigna merger: 10 things to Know – Published July 24, 2015 By Tracey Walker, Managed Healthcare Executive Anthem’s acquisition of Cigna is being called the first “merger of titans” by industry watchers. The forces of consolidation are well under way and the merger was not totally unexpected—all of insurance is going through similar […]