Tag Archives: specialty pharmaceutical

OptumRx Integration of Diplomat to Add to Growing Specialty Drug Share

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

Specialty Pharma Hub Providers Market Keeps Evolving

Specialty Pharmaceutical Hub providers are expanding facilities and staff as products and services they offer are becoming increasingly specialized

ValoremRx Adds New Member, Kroger Specialty Pharmacy

ValoremRx Specialty Solutions, the group purchasing organization (GPO) formed by a joint venture between Express Scripts and Walgreens, recently announced its new collaboration with Kroger Specialty Pharmacy. Express Scripts and Walgreens Boots Alliance broadened their purchasing efforts in 2018 to include specialty brand drugs. Partnered with Express Scripts’ specialty pharmacy Accredo® and Walgreens’ specialty pharmacy […]

Biologics to Play Leading Role in McKesson’s Strategy

McKesson Corporation announced a multi-year strategic growth initiative in 2018, focused on creating innovative new solutions that improve patient care delivery and drive incremental profit growth. The initiative comprises multiple growth pillars, and includes a comprehensive review of the company’s operations and cost structure, designed to increase efficiency, accelerate execution and improve long-term performance. McKesson’s […]

The specialty pharmaceutical hub market continues to evolve entering 2019 with new entrants, investment, and consolidation

Specialty Pharmaceutical Hub Services Providers 2019 Report

Employers Use of Copay Accumulator Programs is Growing

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Walmart and Home Depot, two of the top 10 U.S. employers, are using copay accumulator programs

Specialty Pharmacy Market Overview – Market Shakeout Continuing into 2018

Specialty Pharmacy Market Overview – Market Shakeout Continuing into 2018 As the specialty drug spend grows, specialty pharmacies are playing an increasingly larger role in access and delivery of medications and services. The specialty pharmacy market, while dominated by a few large companies, has an increasing number of participants. AMI’s annual report, Specialty Pharmacy Market […]

Specialty Drug Wave Hitting Medical and Pharmacy Plans Harder: Trends versus reliable benefit strategy to handle the impact through 2020?

Specialty Drug Wave Hitting Medical and Pharmacy Plans Harder: Trends versus reliable benefit strategy to handle the impact through 2020?The U.S. now has two different markets resulting from implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and resultant trends. Related to specialty or biological drugs, public sector CMS’s forecast of drug spending is somewhat counterintuitive, given […]