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Blues Plans Pharmacy Solutions Venture Evio Targets Outcomes-Based Drug Contracts

Evio will work to improve medication affordability and patients’ clinical outcomes and medication experiences. The five plans in total provide coverage to more than 20 million members across the United States.

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 […]

Blues Plans Can Use Various Tactics to Mitigate Generic Drug Price Inflation

Blues Plans Can Use Various Tactics to Mitigate Generic Drug Price Inflation, Published in The AIS Report on Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans, V14, Number 7 July 2015         Randy Vogenberg, Ph.D., Partner, Access Market Intelligence notes that the FDA has cited “quality and manufacturing issues” as “a major reason for drug shortages. Most […]