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March 10, 2017

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

Anti-Inflammatory Drugs, Orphans, Gene Therapy Could Get FDA OK
Specialty Pharmacy News

Diplomat Deal for Affinity Biotech Expands Its Infusion Capabilities
Specialty Pharmacy News

Mom's Meals Nourish Care

This Week's Hot Topic

This week pharmaceutical access is in the news, after CMS fined multiple Medicare Part D plans millions of dollars for improperly denying drug claims. Here’s a look at AIS’s recent coverage on the topic:

As CMPs Grow, MA Plans Should Scan Pharmacy Benefit Operations
Medicare Advantage News

Aggravated by Errors, CMS Hikes Fines on Part D, MA Plans
Drug Benefit News

As CMS Rolls Out $9.6M in CMPs, 2015 Audits Show Part D Compliance Defects
Drug Benefit News


This Week's Headlines in the News

WellCare faces $1.17 million CMS fine over plan oversight woes
Modern Healthcare, March 2, 2017

Cigna reverses course, says Anthem merger should be approved
Healthcare Dive, March 3, 2017

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of NC execs get $1 million-plus bonuses despite technology fiasco
The News and Observer, March 1, 2017


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