Tag Archives: Cigna

Turning Point Rx ‘s Network of Specialty Pharmacies Continues to Grow

The largest specialty pharmacies are owned by organizations that are increasingly integrating their product and service offerings such as CVS Health, Cigna’s Express Scripts, UnitedHealth Group’s OptumRx, and Walgreens Boots Alliance/Prime Therapeutics

Specialty Hub Providers Partnering with Datavant For Data Sharing and Privacy Needs

Datavant’s technology allows its partners to link the patient datasets together to build a longitudinal history without knowing the identity of those patients

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

Market Access Programs for Gene Therapies Increasing

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

Will Diplomat Pharmacy Survive?

Diplomat found that competing successfully with large specialty pharmacies owned by Cigna/ESI, CVS Health/Caremark and UnitedHealth/OptumRx has been more difficult than projected

Amazon Alexa Capable of Transmitting HIPAA Information

Amazon Alexa announced that it now is capable of transmitting and receiving protected health information. Its new HIPAA-compliant status means that operators and residents alike may find more reasons to use the device. The company has been working with six organizations to develop “skills” to manage a variety of healthcare needs at home simply using […]