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    Topic: Pharma

    Amazon’s drive for consumer health data
    By Emily Kubis on April 16, 2019

      Four ways the tech giant can collect consumer info What does Amazon have in store when it comes to healthcare? Having already announced its...

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    What does the new era of insurer-owned PBMs mean for the benefits industry?
    By Alex Tolbert on February 25, 2019

    Check out this column in Employee Benefits Adviser: Very soon, all of the major insurance carriers will have an in-house pharmacy benefit...

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    Walmart back in CVS network after pricing dispute
    By Emily Kubis on January 18, 2019

    Pricing terms not disclosed   Walmart pharmacies are back in CVS Caremark's network after a pricing dispute earlier this week. This means that...

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    How will the CVS/Aetna merger impact employers?
    By Emily Kubis on November 28, 2018

    Companies complete merger CVS Health and Aetna finalized their $69 billion merger Wednesday, creating a new kind of healthcare company that...

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    Cigna wins approval to acquire Express Scripts
    By Emily Kubis on September 21, 2018

      Pharma deals to reshape the industry   The Department of Justice has granted antitrust approval of Cigna’s acquisition of pharmacy benefit...

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    What the Amazon/PillPack deal means for brokers
    By Emily Kubis on July 2, 2018

      Deal cements Amazon’s move into the drug supply chain Amazon announced this week it will acquire the online pharmacy company PillPack, a company...

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    How consumers are overpaying for prescriptions through “clawbacks”
    By Emily Kubis on March 26, 2018

      New report estimates impact of prescription overpayment According to a new study published by USC Schaeffer, almost a quarter of filled pharmacy...

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    UnitedHealthcare to share drug rebates with consumers
    By Emily Kubis on March 9, 2018

      Industry responds to growing consumer frustration UnitedHealthcare announced this week it will begin sharing the rebates it...

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    Three pharmacy plays to watch in 2018
    By Emily Kubis on November 20, 2017

      New strategies as pharma costs rise Pharmacy costs, especially for specialty drugs, are some of the fastest-rising in the...

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