Tag Archives: health insurance

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

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

Centene’s Agreement to Acquire Magellan Health Bolsters Medicaid Business

The transaction also adds 2 million PBM members and 16 million medical pharmacy members, enhancing the scale of Centene’s pharmacy platform with leading capabilities in specialty drug management

ACA Supreme Court Deliberations and Any Impact on Biosimilars?

If the court strikes down the ACA entirely, biosimilars on the U.S. market or in the FDA approval pipeline would have to either be grandfathered in or face a regulatory wind-down

Bright Health Plan Announces 2021 Expansion Plans

Bright Health Plan’s 2021 expansion will include Medicare Advantage, individual and family plans in six new markets in Florida, North Carolina and Illinois. For the first time, they will also be offering employer-sponsored plans in certain markets, subject to final regulatory approval.

OptumRx is Aggressively Growing its Business Through Acquisitions

OptumRx has been aggressively growing its portfolio of pharmacy care services businesses

Highmark Develops Initiatives to Control Drug Spending

Highmark members will receive hemophilia drugs exclusively from three specialty pharmacies