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2014-07-14 08:27:33

SUNNYVALE, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To determine if 2015 will bring any significant changes in health insurance cost-sharing, HealthPocket examined out-of-pocket costs in public rate filings for Affordable Care Act plans within 9 states. HealthPocket found that expenses for deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs are changing inconsistently among the four categories of Obamacare plans: bronze, silver, gold, and platinum plans. -- Bronze plans had a decrease in...

2014-05-27 23:13:40

In an upcoming webinar from Atlantic Information Services, participants will learn how to manage specialty drug coupons without compromising patient access. Washington, DC (PRWEB) May 27, 2014 As the biologics pipeline continues to grow and patients face increasing specialty copays, co-insurance and maximum out-of-pocket limits, manufacturer-offered specialty drug coupons are becoming more commonplace. And with biosimilars soon entering the market, it will be critical for payers to...

2014-05-07 08:39:23

New research finds that lowering copayments for medications following a heart attack could have a significant impact on reducing the racial and ethnic disparities that exist in cardiovascular disease Research demonstrates that lowering copayments for cardiovascular medications results in better adherence and outcomes among all patients, but until now, little was known about whether lowering copayments could improve known disparities in cardiovascular care. New research finds that lowering...

2014-05-05 16:27:07

Analysis demonstrates how Value Based Insurance Design (VBID) approach significantly increases adherence and reduces disparities in cardiovascular care WOONSOCKET, R.I., May 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by researchers at CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), Aetna and Brigham and Women's Hospital published today in the May issue of Health Affairs, finds that eliminating copays for preventive medications prescribed for post-heart attack patients, can significantly improve medication adherence and...

2014-04-29 12:33:32

Second oldest co-pay assistance program in America has provided patients with over $200 million in direct financial assistance. HAMPTON, Va., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the spring of 2004, the leaders at Patient Advocate Foundation (PAF) launched a revolutionary new division that would help patients afford the copayment costs required by their insurance plans before they could access their needed medications. "We saw a trend in our data that showed that more and...

2014-04-09 23:26:42

For the April 4 issue of Atlantic Information Services’s Drug Benefit News, an Avalere consultant explained why PBMs and commercial payers are indirectly losing money on the 340B Drug Pricing Program, even though drug companies are the primary stakeholders. Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 A new report from a coalition of stakeholders suggests that a considerable portion of hospitals enrolled in the 340B Drug Pricing Program provides a negligible amount of free or reduced-price...

2014-03-05 23:26:16

Employers adjust to health care reform legislation through prescription plan design that shifts more cost to employees. Indianapolis, Indiana (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The number of employers offering four-tier drug plans increased 11.5% from 2012 to 2013, with 27.9% of employers now using this pharmacy plan design element, according to new data just released from the United Benefit Advisors’ (UBA) 2013 Health Plan Survey, the nation’s largest benchmarking survey of plan design and cost....

2014-02-13 12:26:57

Cost-Sharing Increases Seen In All Four New Health Plan Categories SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An examination of new health plans from 46 states revealed that copayments and co-insurance fees for drugs increased an average of 34% as compared to the pre-Affordable Care Act individual insurance market. All of the four new health plan categories under the Affordable Care Act had drug cost-sharing increases. Bronze health insurance plans had the highest...

2014-02-04 20:23:56

Copay offsets-coupons and patient assistance programs-assist members with high-cost medicine ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, helped nearly 20,000 members save more than $21.2 million on high-cost, specialty medicines in 2013 by helping members secure specialty copay offset programs. These copay offsets - mainly manufacturers' coupons and patient assistance programs (PAPs) - are one way Prime helps to lower out...

2014-01-17 23:01:18

In preparation for the Affordable Care Act, 15RX Pharmacy will accept all major prescription insurances and offer same or lower copays for all patients. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) January 17, 2014 15RX Pharmacy announces that they will prepare for the Affordable Care Act by accepting all major prescription insurances and offering same or lower copays for patients. In order to save money for their customers, 15RX pharmacy has created a library of more than 300 copay and trial cards for brand...


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