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March 17, 2017

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

OPM Urges Focus on Rx Price, Utilization for 2018 FEHBP Plans
Drug Benefit News

Anthem’s Year-Old Addiction Program Limits Pharmacy Access
Health Plan Week


This Week's Hot Topic

This week the focus is on cutting administrative costs, as Blue Shield of California inked a deal to save millions by moving its headquarters from San Francisco to Oakland, Calif. Here’s a look at insurers’ cost-cutting strategies.

No Matter Who Wins the Nov. Election, Health Plans Face a Year for Cutting Costs
Health Plan Week

With an Eye on Trimming Admin Costs, Plans Outsource, Automate
Health Plan Week

Employers Are Streamlining Health Benefits, Spurring Health Plans to Action
Health Plan Week


This Week's Headlines in the News

Obamacare revision would reduce insured numbers by 24 million
Washington Post, March 13, 2017

How Blue Shield's Oakland headquarters move will save it millions
San Francisco Business Times, March 10, 2017

‘Globesity’ Reaches Pandemic Levels: Aetna International Report
Business Insurance, March 13, 2017


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