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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?

CMS Proposes to Give Three Duals Demos More Time to Bear Fruit

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

Cigna PA Change on Opioid Abuse Drugs Could Spark Similar Plan Modifications

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


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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