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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

“Transparency” Continues to Drive New PBM Initiatives

A growing number of organizations that offer more transparent pharmacy benefit management services are entering the market.

Vizient Launches Direct to Employer Solutions for Health Care Systems

To meet the increasing demand from self-insured employers looking to contract with health care provider networks, Vizient, Inc. announced the launch of its Direct to Employer Solutions for health care systems.

Trilogy Health Services Offers Discount Delivery Pharmacy Benefit for Employees

Services will be provided by Synchrony Pharmacy, Trilogy provider PCA Pharmacy’s expansion into employee-centered pharmacy services

Partnership for New York City Looking to Develop a Group Purchasing Organization

A group that represents some of the largest employers in New York City issued a report urging the city to develop its own group purchasing organization for hospital supplies as a strategy to improve the city’s overall public health system.  The report comes from the Partnership for New York City and Deloitte Consulting, The group […]

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

Thoughts Around COVID-19: Linking Business & Healthcare

HR leaders need to coordinate on their P&Ps, best practices while collaborating with other executives around managing all risks. Vendors and healthcare supply chains serving the workplace need more collaboration as part of managing all risks related to this pandemic event.