Tag Archives: Express Scripts

Express Scripts New Solution Integrates Prescription Discount Card Pricing with Benefits

Continuation in rising costs of specialty drugs and maybe accelerate in next 1-2 years: Randy Vogenberg

Express Scripts has launched a new solution that aims to integrate prescription discount card pricing into members’ existing benefits

Sutter Health Plus Changing PBM to CVS Caremark from Express Scripts

Sutter Health Plus is changing its PBM to CVS Caremark® from Express Scripts®. CVS Caremark will manage the pharmacy benefits for its approximately 100,000 members

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

OptumRx to Provide PBM Benefits for Point32Health

Point32Health entered into a new, multi-year agreement with OptumRx to provide integrated Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) solutions that will enhance services and deliver improved pricing for Harvard Pilgrim and Tufts Health Plan members

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

Large insurers are implementing policies requiring health care providers to get provider-administered therapies from specialty pharmacies

Avista Capital Partners Prepares to Divest United BioSource

Avista Capital Partners (Avista) is preparing to sell United BioSource Corporation (UBC), PE Hub reported. Avista acquired UBC in 2017 from Express Scripts. UBC, founded in 2003, is a market leader in providing integrated, comprehensive clinical, safety, and commercialization services. UBC brings together renowned scientific research and operations experts with leading-edge technologies, allowing for the best patient and […]

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

Humana Joins Cigna’s Drug Buying Group Ascent Health Services

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