Agent Survival Guide Podcast

Top Insurers Move to Bring PBM Partners In-House ǀ ASG077

July 25, 2018

 

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Why do top health insurance brands keep purchasing pharmacy benefit managers? Explore the PBM trend with the ASG Podcast team. Read the text version.

Mentioned in this Episode:

2018 Economic Report on U.S. Pharmacies and Pharmacy Benefit Managers Overview
A huge health insurer just decided to build its own middleman to manage prescriptions
Aetna (AET) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
Aetna-Humana Merger Blocked
Aetna To Offer Drug Rebates Directly To Consumers, Following In UnitedHealth's Footsteps
Anthem ends Express Scripts contract, turns down drug price concessions
CMS: Prescription Drug Costs Will Rise 6.3% a Year for a Decade
CVS to Buy Aetna for $69 Billion in a Deal That May Reshape the Health Industry
Concerns Regarding the Pharmacy Benefit Management Industry
Fears of Amazon moving into prescription drug sales are already disrupting health care
It's time to eliminate the secretive Pharmacy Benefit Manager pricing practices
Medicare Part D - Could Be Just What the Doctor Ordered
National Business Group on Health issues new recommendations for pushing PBMs on opioids
OptumRx, Catamaran Complete Combination
Rite Aid, Albertsons Merging to Form New Company
The Role of Pharmacy Benefit Managers in American Health Care: Pharmacy Concerns and Perspectives: Part 1
U.S. healthcare spending to climb 5.3 percent in 2018: agency
UnitedHealthcare Launches Expansion of Direct-to-Consumer Pharmacy Discounts to Millions of Americans
Walmart in Early-Stage Acquisition Talks With Humana

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2019 Medicare Advantage & Part D Certification Info Is Here
The Latest on 2019 AHIP Certification
What to Know About SOAs in Senior Market Sales

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