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February 16, 2017

Today's Featured Story

Agreement Will Leverage Data to Support Outcomes-Based Contracts
Reprinted from DRUG BENEFIT NEWS

Avalere Health recently unveiled a deal that should help Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (BI) and Eli Lilly and Co. construct value-based deals with payers for one of their diabetes drugs. As the U.S. health care system transitions from a fee-for-service to a fee-for-value system, such contracts are becoming more popular.... Read Full Story

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Today's AIS Health Datapoint

24% ... of silver-level plans offered on individual public exchanges for 2017 require a coinsurance to visit an in-network primary care physician. The average coinsurance requirement is 21.26%.



People on the Move

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey named Thomas R. Graf, M.D., vice president and chief medical officer. Graf has served in clinical and administrative leadership roles at Geisinger Health System. Most recently, he was the national director of population health for Chartis Group….America’s Health Insurance Plans appointed Richard A. Bankowitz, M.D., executive vice president for clinical affairs. He joins AHIP from Premier Inc., where he served as chief medical officer….Swift Biosciences hired Candia Brown as vice president of global marketing. Prior to joining Swift, Brown served as director of single-cell genomics at Fluidigm Corp.


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