Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions-Providence and Southern California Based St. Joseph Get Regulator Approval to Begin the Process Hospital Mergers and Acquisitions-Providence and Southern California Based St. Joseph Get Regulator Approval to Begin the Process

Irvine will be the home of a Providence St. Joseph system office once everything gets integrated.  T...

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Sunday, June 26, 2016

The Truth About Pharmacy Benefit Managers and Prescription Discount Cards–Created With Automated Algorithmic Processes That Enable Huge Profits-Consumers at Risk! The Truth About Pharmacy Benefit Managers and Prescription Discount Cards–Created With Automated Algorithmic Processes That Enable Huge Profits-Consumers at Risk!

One thing we all hate is the high prices we pay in the US today for our prescriptions.  Sure we do g...

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Saturday, June 18, 2016

Cigna Launches New Company, CareAllies To Manage Patient Care, Doing Same Things as Does Optum Cigna Launches New Company, CareAllies To Manage Patient Care, Doing Same Things as Does Optum

By now we should all know the insurers are looking at ways to keep the cost of healthcare down and n...

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Sunday, June 12, 2016

Cigna Legal Case With Ingenix Flawed Formulas for Out of Network Payments Allowed to Proceed Under ERISA, Can’t Avoid the Claims… Cigna Legal Case With Ingenix Flawed Formulas for Out of Network Payments Allowed to Proceed Under ERISA, Can’t Avoid the Claims…

How many companies used the Ingenix Data Base one has to question.  While current Acting Director o...

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Sunday, May 08, 2016

Be Aware of Prescription “Claw Backs” as Pharmacy Benefit Management Profit Centers Continue to Evolve Be Aware of Prescription “Claw Backs” as Pharmacy Benefit Management Profit Centers Continue to Evolve

If you have watched the news of late, drug prices that we pay are a big item as the price of drugs k...

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Saturday, May 07, 2016

The Rise of the Quants, Again!  This Time In US Healthcare- Taming the MACRA Beast of Quantitated Madness For A Lot of Things That Are Probably Just Not True The Rise of the Quants, Again! This Time In US Healthcare- Taming the MACRA Beast of Quantitated Madness For A Lot of Things That Are Probably Just Not True

I’ve been watching this for years with the way healthcare is changing in the US today and we certain...

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Saturday, May 07, 2016

United Healthcare Reports 1st Quarter-OptumRX (Pharmacy Benefit Manager) Produces More Revenue Than Its Health Insurance Groups United Healthcare Reports 1st Quarter-OptumRX (Pharmacy Benefit Manager) Produces More Revenue Than Its Health Insurance Groups

You can read the entire press release here as the report is broken down in several entities, but I ...

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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

United Healthcare Hits the Bottom of the Barrel Linking Doctor Information to Healthgrades Flawed Data United Healthcare Hits the Bottom of the Barrel Linking Doctor Information to Healthgrades Flawed Data

Ok if you have read here long enough, a few years, then you are accustomed to seeing outrageous flaw...

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Wednesday, April 06, 2016

Walgreens Signs Agreement With PBM OptumRX (United Heatlhcare) and Anthem Then Sues Express Scripts Walgreens Signs Agreement With PBM OptumRX (United Heatlhcare) and Anthem Then Sues Express Scripts

The long and short of the OptumRX agreement is  to allow patients to be able to pick up and fill a p...

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Monday, March 21, 2016
 
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