Tag Archives: UnitedHealthcare

Large Insurers Implementing White Bagging Policies

Large insurers are implementing policies requiring health care providers to get provider-administered therapies from specialty pharmacies

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

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

Walmart Accelerating Health Insurance Strategy to Provide Medicare Coverage

After more than a decade of transforming health care for its associates and customer base, Walmart is intent on playing an even larger role

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

OptumHealth Continues Investing in Digital Health Businesses

OptumHealth’s response to the COVID pandemic is strengthened by recent acquisitions of digital health companies that help to expand its platform of products and services

Insurers Using Site of Care Optimization to Reduce Specialty Drug Costs

Manufacturers are increasingly being affected by the commercial insurance market’s shift of medical coverage policies to lower-cost alternate sites