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December 20, 2017
Headlines in the News
 
The New York Times, Dec. 18, 2017
 
Today's AIS Health Datapoint
 
41% ... of covered lives in the United States have access to Namenda XR, a drug used to treat dementia and Alzheimer's, on the preferred tier. Namenda XR is the most likely Alzheimer's drug to have preferred status across all formularies.
 
SOURCE: MMIT Analytics, as of Nov. 21, 2017
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Even if a health insurer doesn’t have open information technology positions to fill, it “should be looking anyway. There’s that much change, so always be on the lookout.”
 
— Michelle Billingsley, senior vice president and chief delivery officer for Visiant and a former IT leader at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan’s Blue Care Network, told listeners at a recent America’s Health Insurance Plans webinar.
 
 
 

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