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Upcoming Events

TPG-HC will be represented at the following events through the rest of 2018: AMCP Annual Meeting April 23-27, 2018 Boston, MA Official Site     ACAP CEO Summit June 28, 2018 Washington DC Official Site   Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Summit April 29 - May 2 2018 Las Vegas, NV Official Site AMCP Nexus Meeting October 22-25, [...]

By |April 23rd, 2018|Events|Comments Off on Upcoming Events

CVS’ Pharmacy Benefit Manager Unit Sued for False Claims (Modern Healthcare)

From Modern Healthcare "A recently unsealed False Claims Act lawsuit against CVS Health claims the company, through its pharmacy benefits manager unit, illegally billed Medicare for higher prices than it was actually paying pharmacies." Senior actuary at Aetna, Sarah Behnke, estimates that CVS Caremark hid around $1.5 billion in just the 2014 calendar year. This [...]

By |April 19th, 2018|News|Comments Off on CVS’ Pharmacy Benefit Manager Unit Sued for False Claims (Modern Healthcare)

CVS, Walgreens and PBMs Worked Together to Gouge Consumers, Lawsuits Claim (FiercePharma)

From FirecePharma Multiple class-action lawsuits have been recently filed against CVS and Walgreens. The plaintiffs are claiming the pharmacies overcharged them for their generic drug prescriptions. The suits argue that the consumers would have been better off paying for the generic medications without using their insurance. The article goes on to further explain how the [...]

By |August 11th, 2017|News|Comments Off on CVS, Walgreens and PBMs Worked Together to Gouge Consumers, Lawsuits Claim (FiercePharma)

CVS ordered to cooperate in Medicare claims, pricing investigations (CNBC)

From CNBC CVS has been ordered to cooperate with an investigation looking into false claim submissions and their pricing of insulin and epinephrine drugs. The article also describes a proposed class action lawsuit  pertaining to the increased prices of insulin against Sanofi, Eli Lilly & Co., and Novo Nordisk. Click here to learn more.

By |August 8th, 2017|News|Comments Off on CVS ordered to cooperate in Medicare claims, pricing investigations (CNBC)

Where Does Your Premium Dollar Go? (AHIP)

From AHIP This article provides an excellent visual representation of how your health insurance premium dollars are spent. The article, by Krisit Wick shows that 80% of every premium dollar goes towards medical expenses. Click here to read the full article and learn what the rest of your dollar is paying for.

By |March 20th, 2017|News|Comments Off on Where Does Your Premium Dollar Go? (AHIP)

Feds not optimistic post-Anthem-Cigna merger meeting

Antitrust regulators’ skepticism could spell a big loss for Anthem[…]

By |June 24th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Feds not optimistic post-Anthem-Cigna merger meeting

Anthem Sues Express Scripts Over Drug Pricing

Recent healthcare headlines send a clear message that even some of the largest health plans are having difficulty managing their pharmacy benefits[…]

By |June 23rd, 2016|Blog, News|Comments Off on Anthem Sues Express Scripts Over Drug Pricing

Prior Authorizations for Medications Under the Medical Benefit

On a daily basis we are asked about medications that are covered under Medicare Part B and billed under medical benefits. Medications requiring Prior Authorization[…]

By |June 17th, 2016|News|Comments Off on Prior Authorizations for Medications Under the Medical Benefit

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By |May 12th, 2016|Blog, Events, News|Comments Off on Hello world!