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March 24, 2017

This Week's Featured Stories   AIS E-Savings Club Weekly Specials

What Role Will Carriers Play in Trump’s ACA Replacement Plan?
HEALTH PLAN WEEK

CMS Proposes to Give Three Duals Demos More Time to Bear Fruit
MEDICARE ADVANTAGE NEWS

 
World Congress

This Week's Hot Topic

Here’s a look at strategies insurers and PBMs are testing to reduce opioid misuse:

Insurers Are Blamed for Not Meeting ACA Rules, Delaying Opioid Addiction Coverage
From HEALTH PLAN WEEK

Cigna PA Change on Opioid Abuse Drugs Could Spark Similar Plan Modifications
From DRUG BENEFIT NEWS

Claims, Costs for Long-Acting Opioids Are Rising; Bills Could Give Huge Cost Boost
From DRUG BENEFIT NEWS

 

This Week's Headlines in the News

Republicans Tweak Obamacare Bill as Trump Moves to Promote Overhaul
New York Times, March 20, 2017

As ACA Repeal Vote Nears, Kansas Debates Expanding Medicaid
KCUR, March 20, 2017

Cigna CEO Received $21.9 Million in 2016
Hartford Courant, March 17, 2017

 

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