Tag Archives: Prescription

OptumRx is Aggressively Growing its Business Through Acquisitions

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

Prescription Digital Therapeutics Market On The Move

PDTs are being developed for a range of conditions, from schizophrenia and depression, to multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s, to oncology and GI disorders, and more

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.

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 […]

Genoa Healthcare, an OptumRx subsidiary, Continues its Growth Strategy

Genoa Healthcare is the largest provider of pharmacy, outpatient telepsychiatry and medication management services

OneOme Making Progress in Pharmacogenomics

Pharmacogenomics is one of the key aspects of personalized medicine, focusing on how an individual’s DNA affects the way they respond to medications. All individuals have different genetic make-up so they respond differently to the same medication. Based on this insight, pharmacogenomics allows customized treatment for a wide range of health problems including; cardiovascular disease, […]