Large PBMs Balk at Push to Reduce Drug Prices

In a move that exemplifies the potential conflict of interest that some large pharmacy benefit managers have, the nation’s largest PBM earlier this year said it would demand that rebates remain unchanged when drug makers roll out new price cuts. Drug makers earlier in the year said they would start reducing prices as well as [...]

By | 2019-11-19T12:16:12-08:00 November 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Most Drugs Inflation Covered in Increased Premiums

Retail prescription drug spending grew 36% over the four-year period ended Dec. 31, 2016, but out-of-pocket spending for health plan enrollees remained steady, according to a recent study by the Pew Charitable Trusts. The study, “The Prescription Drug Landscape, Explored,” found that patients are covering the lion’s share of the cost through higher premium outlays, [...]

By | 2019-07-09T11:06:52-07:00 July 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Help Your Employees Save Money on Drugs

Most employers are doing all they can to keep their employees’ health insurance and health care outlays to a minimum. And while most of those efforts are focused on the upfront cost of insurance, co-pays and deductibles, many employers fail to help their employees control the very costs they actually have the most control over [...]

By | 2019-06-04T10:09:51-07:00 June 4th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

As Drug Prices Skyrocket, This Top 10 List Will Shock You

It’s no secret that the cost of pharmaceuticals is going through the roof. You’ve heard the stories of price-gouging by some companies that have jacked up prices thousands of percent. Drug costs are starting to weigh heavily on the cost of care, in turn driving up health insurance premiums, which individuals, employees and employers are [...]

By | 2019-04-09T11:34:20-07:00 April 9th, 2019|Healthcare|0 Comments
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