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September 1, 2017

NOTE: Health Business Daily will not be published Sept. 4. The next issue will be sent on Tuesday, Sept. 5.


This Week's Featured Stories

Express Scripts’ New Software Tackles Opioids as Feds Rally
DRUG BENEFIT NEWS

Second Biosimilar Remicade Launches, Priced at 35% of WAC
SPECIALTY PHARMACY NEWS

AIS's Directory of Health Plans: 2017

This Week's Hot Topic

As Texans struggle to overcome Hurricane Harvey, health insurers are easing coverage restrictions and stepping up communications to help enrollees. Here’s a look at how insurers have handled previous disasters.

While Sandy Wreaks Havoc, Health Plans Trigger Emergency Operations, New Rules
HEALTH PLAN WEEK

Lessons Learned From Katrina Helped Plans Weather Gustav, Fay
HEALTH PLAN WEEK

Threat of Flu Pandemic Prompts Plans to Launch Emergency Policies and Procedures
HEALTH PLAN WEEK

 

This Week's Headlines in the News

Advisory Board to sell healthcare, education units in $2.58 billion deal
Reuters, Aug. 29, 2017

Calif. Hits Kaiser With $2.2 Million Fine For Failing To Provide Required Medicaid Data
California Healthline, Aug. 28, 2017

Suit: Aetna Violated Law With Envelope Revealing HIV Status
The New York Times, Aug. 28, 2017

 

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