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April 4, 2014

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From Drug Benefit News - As health plans and PBMs consider how to address manufacturer-offered copay cards and other discounts on brand-name drugs — whether by encouraging their use among members, blocking the coupons or taking a more targeted approach — payers should keep a close watch on pharmaceutical manufacturers’ attempts to refine these programs to match competitors and gain market share. Read more

Just days after the comment period closed on CMS’s proposed Medicare Advantage… Read more

When it comes to curbing the use of manufacturer-offered copay coupons and… Read more

A new report from a coalition of stakeholders suggests that a considerable… Read more

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April 14, 2014
Should Walgreens Move to Europe?

Should Walgreens move to Europe? Some shareholders think so. http://tinyurl.com/lmh4k8w

April 14, 2014
UnitedHealthcare Nixes Plans to Block Copay Coupons at Retail Pharmacies

UnitedHealthcare nixes plans to block copay coupons at retail pharmacies. http://broker.uhc.com/articleView-13383

April 9, 2014
Milliman: Moving Specialty Drugs From Medical to Pharmacy Benefit Saves 19% on Specialty Costs

Milliman white paper shows moving specialty drugs from medical to pharmacy benefit saves 19% on specialty costs. http://tinyurl.com/mfltge7

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