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January 20, 2017

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

Deep Dive on Use, Persistency Data Can Help With Contracting
Drug Benefit News

SNPs Hope for Permanency, Stars Fixes, Enhanced Dual Integration
Medicare Advantage News


This Week's Hot Topic

This week drug companies’ pricing practices are coming under renewed scrutiny. Here’s a look at AIS’s recent coverage on the topic:

Plan Sponsors Zero In on Specialty Rx Costs, Retail 90 Networks in 2017 Benefits
Drug Benefit News

Under Scrutiny, Health Plans Explain Drug Rebates, How Strategies Work in HDHPs
Health Plan Week

Stakeholders Maintain That Competition Will Be Key to Lowering Pharma Prices
Drug Benefit News


This Week's Headlines in the News

UnitedHealth profit jumps 60%; 2017 could be a $200 billion year
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Jan. 17, 2017

UnitedHealth CEO sees path to keep insurance for newly covered
Reuters, Jan. 17, 2017

Aetna: Government Creates ‘Imaginary World’ To Make Case
Hartford Courant, Jan. 14, 2017


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