Topic: Pharma

    Strategies to keep pharmaceutical costs down as a self-insured employer
    By Chase Ballard on August 7, 2018

    You’re likely spending too much on your employees' prescriptions As a self-insured employer, you have a lot of control over how you spend money on...

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    How employees are overpaying for drugs through prescription “clawbacks”
    By Emily Kubis on March 26, 2018

      Study shows impact of 'gag clauses' on prescription prices According to a new study published by USC Schaeffer, almost a quarter of filled...

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    UnitedHealthcare to share drug rebates with consumers
    By Emily Kubis on March 14, 2018

      Industry responds to growing consumer frustration UnitedHealthcare announced this week it will begin sharing the rebates it receives from drug...

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    Does my health insurance cover drug and alcohol treatment?
    By Emily Kubis on February 8, 2017

      Here’s how to find out Cost can be a major issue in receiving drug or alcohol treatment. Inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation treatment can...

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    Trump on drugs
    By Alex Tolbert on October 13, 2016

    Check out our Huffington Post column:  During the September 26th presidential debate, Republican candidate Donald Trump stated again his...

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    Study: Price transparency still falls short in U.S.
    By Emily Kubis on August 26, 2016

    Legislative steps needed, according to advocacy group A healthcare payment reform organization has released its annual report card on state price...

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    New report shows opioid abuse’s impact on the workplace
    By Emily Kubis on May 6, 2016

    Study finds employers bear costs of drug addiction  A new study shows that prescription drug abuse in the U.S. is expensive—not only for...

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    Is Bernie Sanders lost in orbit with his HIV/AIDs proposal?
    By Alex Tolbert on April 7, 2016

    Check out our column in the Huffington Post:  "Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders recently released a proposal calling for a new approach to...

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    Is my prescription covered?
    By Emily Kubis on March 21, 2016

    What you need to know about medication coverage When your doctor prescribes you a new medication, whether it’s covered by your insurance may be...

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    What causes insurance premiums to rise?
    By Alex Tolbert on March 6, 2015

    4 factors that contribute to rising healthcare costs  The rising cost of health insurance has made coverage difficult for many Americans. Even...

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