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December 27, 2017
Today's Featured Story
 
Hypertension Standard May Boost Programs, Not Drugs
Reprinted from DRUG BENEFIT NEWS
 
A new clinical practice guideline’s lower threshold for hypertension increases the prevalence of the condition to include nearly half of adults in the U.S. But this doesn’t necessarily mean patients below the old standard will require antihypertensive drugs....  Read Full Story
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17.65% ... of the current Medicare Advantage market is served by a Humana offering, as of November 2017. The insurer recently announced it is suing the federal government for over $611 million in unpaid ACA risk corridor funds, and will refocus on its MA business to try to account for financial losses.
 

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