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2014-09-17 23:06:51

Analysts interviewed for the Sept. 12 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News agree that despite concerns, the strategy is here to stay. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In ongoing coverage of formulary exclusion lists, Atlantic Information Services, Inc.’s Drug Benefit News (DBN) continues to find criticism surrounding the tactic. As first reported in its Aug. 8 issue, CVS Caremark Corp. and Express Scripts Holding Co.’s formulary exclusion lists for...

2014-09-16 23:12:47

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn about strategies for controlling the cost of compounded medications. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The rapidly increasing cost of compounded medications has become a chief concern for health plans, employers and PBMs as spending on these specialized drugs has catapulted to the top of their drug lists. Once a concentrated, patient-specific practice, compounding has become commonplace in the...

2014-09-15 23:09:37

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn what Geisinger Health System and BCBS of North Carolina did, how they did it, and the extent to which their impressive results may be transferable to other medical procedures. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 15, 2014 Insurers across the country are experimenting with bundled payment initiatives that bring providers on board as partners to control costs while improving quality and member satisfaction. When...

2014-09-11 23:07:21

Packed with the latest available data, Atlantic Information Services’s newly published report Medicaid Expansion: Mid-Year 2014 Results provides a thorough picture of how the Medicaid market is shaping up right now. (PRWEB) September 11, 2014 After several years in development, the expansion of the Medicaid program is now showing real results. Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — the industry-leading publisher of Medicare Advantage News, AIS's Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-08 23:09:43

Participants will learn best practices for Stark law compliance in physician compensation arrangements during the upcoming Sept. 18 webinar from Atlantic Information Services. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 08, 2014 Compliance officers juggle many high-risk issues, but dollar-wise they all pale in comparison to settlements under the Stark physician self-referral law. “Stark Law DOs and DON’Ts: Best Practices for Your Physician Contracts,” an upcoming Sept. 18 webinar from Atlantic...

2014-09-08 23:00:30

Eleven of the nation’s top Medicare-Medicaid dual eligibles experts from the private and public sectors will offer details of early results and lessons learned from CMS-backed and state duals demos during Atlantic Information Services’s upcoming virtual conference duals programs. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS), the publisher of industry-leading newsletter Medicare Advantage News and the annual AIS’s Medicare and Medicaid Market...

2014-09-04 23:01:33

The average number of workers enrolled in a company-sponsored health plan remains flat, despite the reform law’s mandates that all full-time employees be offered insurance. The Sept. 1, 2014, issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Health Plan Week examines why. Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 04, 2014 Despite many industry observers who expected that the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate would spur more individuals to take advantage of employer offerings and avoid...

2014-08-28 23:12:51

Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to Mitigate a Major Patient Privacy/Security Risk, the latest report in Atlantic Information Services’ Management Insight Series, examines the problems associated with mobile devices and offers solutions for mobile device management. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce the release of the latest addition to its Management Insight Series, Mobile Devices in the Workplace: How to...

2014-08-27 23:10:48

Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s Diplomat University were the two winners of Specialty Pharmacy Solutions’ Innovation Competition, announces the company’s founder and Principal Consultant Bill Sullivan in the August issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Specialty Pharmacy News. Prime Therapeutics received an honorable mention. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Catamaran’s BriovaRx Specialty Pharmacy and Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc.’s...

2014-08-21 23:11:17

Now available from Atlantic Information Services, Bundled Payment Models: Bottom-Line Strategies for Insurers, the latest report in AIS’s Management Insight Series, walks through the entire process of building a bundled payment system. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) — industry-leading health business information publisher of ACO Business News and The AIS Report on Blue Cross & Blue Shield Plans (not affiliated with the Blue Cross...


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