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December 28, 2017
Today's Featured Story
For Purchasers, There Is No ‘Hotter or More Frustrating Topic’ Than Benefits
Reprinted from HEALTH PLAN WEEK
At the National Alliance of Healthcare Purchaser Coalitions’ annual conference, held in Arlington, Va., last month, NAHPC President and CEO Mike Thompson introduced the session titled “Pharmacy Value: Getting to the Heart of the Matter,” saying “we spend more time talking about PBM than any other topic.” He ventured to say that the industry may spend more time talking about PBMs than they spend money on pharmacy benefits....  Read Full Story
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8.43% ... of Massachusetts' Medicaid population receives health benefits through the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP). 113,296 Bay Staters are at risk of losing coverage if Congress cannot come up with a federal funding solution for the program.

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