Tag Archives: Reducing Pharmacy Benefit Costs

As if these dire warnings should come as any surprise, insurers who are providing health insurance coverage in the public exchanges are sounding the alarm! WARNING: LOSSES UNDER OBAMACARE ARE UNSUSTAINABLE! Really? How could there be any other outcome? A completely overblown healthcare “crisis” was addressed through mandated coverage that had to be over-priced in […]

By now most prescription drug plan sponsors have seen the growing impact of specialty drugs on their health plan’s benefit budget.  Reducing prescription drug costs requires a strategic and tactical plan to tackle the problem. Specialty drugs continue to blow the roof off of prescription drug cost trend estimates.  2014 saw specialty trends at 27% […]

The Affordable Care Act (“ACA”) continues to deliver unexpected consequences, or are they? Walgreens Boots Alliance “(WBA”) is preparing to announce its acquisition of Rite Aid for an expected $10 billion. Industry sources expect an announcement as early as Wednesday of this week. This is consistent with WBA’s CEO, Stefano Pessina’s, strategy to consolidate healthcare […]