Tag Archives: Medicare

Rebates? Strategy from The Football Playbook – The End Around

I failed to discern the implication of the actions proposed by the HHS-FDA Safe Importation Action Plan and the magnitude of its impact to rebates.

Amedisys Planning Rapid Growth in Home Care

Amedisys plans to increase its merger and acquisition activities to purchase as many as 2,000 small home health agencies

CVS Health Initiatives include Chronic Kidney Care

CVS’s objective is to place consumers at the center of its strategy and help them achieve their best health by strengthening health care locally and making it simpler to use and understand

Insights Into Managing Health Benefits In This Era of Change

The healthcare marketplace is undergoing fast-paced changes fueled by political and regulatory events, medical, pharmaceutical and technology advancements, consumerism, and growing payer engagement in value-based reimbursement and contracting.

Humana Finds Success With Home-Based Strategy

Humana has stated that it “will serve as a partner in health and aging, delivering a personalized and simple experience through an integrated, value-based health ecosystem. Humana has declared home health as the new frontier in value-based medicine.

Trusts, Busting (Telehealth and Rx Blooming?)

Last week, the Social Security and Medicare boards of trustees released their annual financial forecasts, and media reports predictably led with their scariest interpretation of those forecasts: “Hospital fund set to run out by 2026” read one typical headline. The trustees have a long-established track record of, well, let’s call it “conservative” forecasting, and nothing […]

Anthem Accelerating IngenioRx Roll-Out

Anthem, Inc. established a new pharmacy benefits manager called IngenioRx in October 2017 and entered into a five-year agreement with CVS Health’s Caremark subsidiary to begin offering PBM solutions. In January 2019, Anthem terminated the Express Scripts PBM Agreement earlier than the original expiration date of December 31, 2019 due to the recent acquisition of […]