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Datapoint: FDA Approves Zynlonta for DLBCL

The FDA on April 23 approved ADC Therapeutics’ Zynlonta for the treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma (DLBCL) in adult patients who have received two previous therapies. Zynlonta is the first single-agent C...
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Datapoint: Molina to Acquire Cigna’s Texas Medicaid Business

Molina Healthcare last week inked a $60 million deal to acquire Cigna Corp.’s Texas Medicaid assets. The move will grow Molina’s Medicaid presence in the state by 23%, to about 260,000 lives. The deal is e...
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Datapoint: Oscar Health Launches Tech Platform

Oscar Health last week launched a technology platform, +Oscar, a standalone line of business that will make its tech infrastructure available to outside payers and providers. The company says +Oscar can help payer...
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Datapoint: Missouri Medicaid Expansion in Jeopardy

A state Senate budget committee in Missouri last week voted against funding the state’s voter-approved Medicaid expansion. If funding for expansion is not approved in the state’s budget, it’s likely that expa...
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Datapoint: Opdivo Becomes First Immunotherapy Approved to Treat Gastric Cancer

The FDA on April 16 approved Bristol Myers Squibb’s blockbuster cancer drug Opdivo as a first-line treatment for gastric cancer, gastroesophageal junction cancer and advanced or spreading esophageal adenocarcino...
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Datapoint: Aetna, CVS Health Launch Co-Branded Plans

CVS Health’s Aetna last week said it will launch a new co-branded insurance product, the Aetna Connected Plan with CVS Health, in its St. Louis and Southern California markets. The plan, which gives members ac...
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Datapoint: Bright Health Acquires Telehealth Platform

Health insurance startup Bright Health acquired telehealth company Zipnosis, Inc. on April 5, according to a statement from Zipnosis’ financial advisors. Bright Health, which is in the process of launching a $1...
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Datapoint: Oscar and Cigna Expand Co-Branded Plans

Cigna Corp. and startup insurer Oscar Health on April 8 said they are expanding their co-branded small group products to new regions in California, including Los Angeles, Orange County, San Diego and greater Sacra...
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Datapoint: Exchange Enrollment to Grow by 500,000 Lives During Special Enrollment Period

HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra in an April 7 press release said more than 500,000 people newly signed up for health coverage through HealthCare.gov from February 15 to March 31, the first six weeks of a Special En...
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Datapoint: Ohio Announces 2022 Medicaid Contract Awards

The state of Ohio on April 9 unveiled contract awards for its revamped Medicaid managed care program, with enrollment set to begin in January 2022. Four payers, CareSource, Centene Corp. Molina Healthcare and Un...
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