Tag Archives: Optum

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

Optum Frontier Therapies Selected by Albireo as a Limited Pharmacy Partner for Bylvay

Optum® Frontier Therapies, a specialty pharmacy dedicated to people with rare disease, was founded to optimize every aspect of advanced therapeutics, from the point of prescribing to treatment and beyond

Optum Frontier Therapies Launched to Focus on Cell and Gene Therapy

Optum Frontier Therapies Centers of Excellence (COEs) consist of dedicated teams focused on cell and gene therapy, rare disease drugs and digital therapeutics

CVS Health’s Coram Accelerating Acceptance of Home-Based Chemotherapy with CTCA

Home infusion specialty services have been positioned for expansion into chemotherapy as they have been integrating into payer infrastructures over time

BCBS Michigan Switches PBM From Express Scripts to OptumRx

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan is largest health insurer in Michigan, serving 4.5 million people here and 1.6 million more in other states

UnitedHealth Group Rapidly Assembling a New Digital Platform to Improve Care

UHG will now add a virtual pharmacy to its OptumRx business, better positioning the company to compete with Amazon’s PillPack