From Drug Benefit News - Armed with data from a pair of studies, Prime Therapeutics LLC is approaching manufacturers to see if they’d be willing to enter into innovative new contracts with the PBM. Drilling down on data such as whether use of a drug follows its indication and how the conditions that drugs are treating break down can help with managing some high-cost specialty drugs in particular. Read more
From Drug Benefit News - Health Care Service Corp. (HCSC) is enlisting pharmacists at four supermarket chains in five states to help improve medication adherence rates in its Medicare Advantage, Part D and dual-eligible populations with diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Read more
From Drug Benefit News - One health plan recently added clinical case management pharmacists to its care management teams with an eye on offering an extra level of care to its members. Highmark Inc. says that the new additions will provide members with a range of services to better manage their health care needs, including helping to prevent medication errors. Read more
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