Tag Archives: self-insured

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

Walmart Health Targets Self-Insured Employers with Transcarent Agreement

To grow its services Walmart Health is focused on the needs of the patient and customer by creating partnerships, most recently with Transcarent, a new and different health and care experience company putting people back in charge of their health and care experiences

Vizient Launches Direct to Employer Solutions for Health Care Systems

To meet the increasing demand from self-insured employers looking to contract with health care provider networks, Vizient, Inc. announced the launch of its Direct to Employer Solutions for health care systems.

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

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Market Continues to Evolve

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Market Continues to Evolve. Recent consolidation in the pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) industry has resulted in major market share divided by the three market leaders: Express Scripts, CVS Health (Caremark), and OptumRx (UnitedHealth Group). PBMs remain searching for a value proposition beyond drug distribution with their employer clients. As long as PBMs […]