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PBM tools mitigate rising drug prices, CVS CEO says

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015

High prices for specialty drugs are expected to drive overall drug spending higher, but pharmacy benefit management tools can abate some of the effects, says CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo. Tiered formularies, preferred pharmacy networks, coordinated care and step therapy contribute to savings, Merlo says. Wall Street Journal (tiered subscription model), The (01/23)


Payers partner with providers for value-based care

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

Panel recommends privatizing Tricare

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 30, 2015

Psoriasis drug price war looms

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

HHS sets goals for value-based Medicare payments

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

Analysis: U.S. prescription drug prices climbed 10.9% last year

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 27, 2015

UnitedHealth strikes deal with Gilead on Harvoni

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

State Medicaid programs ask for discounts on hepatitis C drugs

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 29, 2015

Insurance enrollment through exchanges passes 9.5 million

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 28, 2015

FDA to expedite review of cholesterol drug from Regeneron, Sanofi

PCMA SmartBrief | Jan 26, 2015


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