Tag Archives: health plan

AscellaHealth and BioMatrix Specialty Pharmacy Strengthen Relationship

BioMatrix offers comprehensive, nationwide specialty pharmacy services and digital health technology solutions for patients with chronic, difficult to treat conditions

Capital Rx Expands Transparency Model to Specialty and Mail Prescriptions

Capital Rx works to increase cost transparency and consistency for its clients by using the government-maintained National Average Drug Acquisition Cost database, which aims to provide accurate, upfront costs of drugs across pharmacies to health plans

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.

What’s Next for Diplomat Pharmacy After Poor Results in Q2 2019?

Diplomat’s core specialty pharmacy performance is being negatively impacted by increased competition

Medical Jargon, Acronyms that Most Confuse Patients

The utilization of acronyms, jargon and common medical terms will continue within the healthcare industry. And like it or not, new terms will be introduced. The key for the entire industry is to encourage the use of clear language when communicating with non-clinician colleagues as well as with members

Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans

Provider Owned Commercial Health Plans. Provider-sponsored plans make up 15% or more of the health insurance market, and this percentage is growing, according to many of the projections by industry observers. Until recently, commercial health insurance products have, with only a few exceptions, been offered by health insurance companies. Now, health systems are increasingly assuming financial risk […]

Employer Perspectives Specialty Drug Step-Therapy Program Evaluation

Employer Perspectives Specialty Drug Step-Therapy Program Evaluation American Health and Drug Benefits, September 2016 Vol 9, No 6 – Industry Trends Matthew Harman, PharmD, MPH, Director, Clinical Pharmacy Strategies Employers Health, Columbus, OH F. Randy Vogenberg, PhD, RPh, Strategic Advisor and Co–Project Leader, Midwest Business Group on Health National Employer Biologics & Specialty Drug Initiative […]