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CMS cracks down on spread pricing by pharmacy benefit managers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is taking aim at pharmacy benefit manager spread pricing practices that it says results in an upcharge to Medicaid and CHIP managed care plans and higher costs for states and taxpayers. Spread pricing occurs when health plans contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to manage their prescription drug… Read More »

New York HIEs merge to double down on data sharing

Two New York health information exchanges, HealthlinkNY and HealtheConnections, announced plans to merge. The deal follows a September announcement the two made, to accelerate their mutual goal to deliver improved resources to their regions. WHY IT MATTERS Combined, the new HIE will increase usage and adoption of health information exchange across New York, said Staci… Read More »