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August 18, 2017

This Week's Featured Stories

Amid Repeal Debate, Congress Considers Drug Pricing, Access Bills

CareSource Attracts, Retains Customers With Life Services

AIS's Directory of Health Plans: 2017

This Week's Hot Topic

As the number of genetic tests and the cost associated with the diagnostics continue to rise, insurers are refining coverage policies and insisting on counseling. Here’s a look at recent developments:

Broad Genomic Analysis Allows For More Precise Cancer Care

Plans Pour Money Into Genomic Research But Keep Coverage Options Narrow for Now

Health Plan Payment Policies for Genetic Tests Stick to Form Amid Rush of Interest


This Week's Headlines in the News

Apple and Aetna hold secret meetings to bring the Apple Watch to millions of Aetna customers
CNBC, Aug. 14, 2017

Blue Cross Michigan Hit With Flurry of ERISA Lawsuits
Bloomberg BNA, Aug. 14, 2017

One More Try? Why Obamacare Repeal Is On The Horizon Again
Fiscal Times, Aug. 14, 2017


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