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Datapoint: Intermountain to Rebrand PBM

Intermountain Healthcare is rebranding its PBM unit, SelectHealth Prescriptions. The new branding, Scripius, reflects the organization’s focus on expanding its PBM business on a national scale, according to a May ...
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Datapoint: Alvotech Aims to Get Humira Biosimilar to Market Sooner With Lawsuit

Though Humira biosimilars are set to launch in the U.S. in 2023, biopharmaceutical manufacturer Alvotech is aiming to get its biosim, AVT02, to market faster via a federal lawsuit, per a May 11 press release. Alvote...
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Datapoint: UMass Memorial to Launch Insurance Arm

Worcester, Mass.-based health system UMass Memorial Health is launching an insurance company, according to a May 7 report in the Worcester Business Journal. An affiliate of the University of Massachusetts Medical Sc...
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Datapoint: ACA Special Enrollment Period Reaches Nearly 1M Sign-Ups

The Biden administration on April 30 reported that more than 940,000 people have signed up for coverage through HealthCare.gov since Feb. 15, the beginning of a Special Enrollment Period (SEP) designed to mitigate t...
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Datapoint: CVS’s Aetna Mulls Exchange Reentry

CVS Health CEO Karen Lynch at the company’s first-quarter 2021 earnings call said the org is looking into reentering the Affordable Care Act (ACA) exchange markets for 2022. Lynch said the company’s Aetna unit, ...
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Datapoint: Nevada Bill Floats Public Option Insurance

The Nevada state legislature recently introduced a bill that would use existing infrastructure for the state’s health exchange and Medicaid program to bring public option insurance to all Nevadans. The uninsured r...
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Datapoint: Kentucky Tosses Medicaid Contract Awards

After finding flaws in the bidding process, including a potential conflict of interest in favor of Molina Healthcare, a Kentucky judge threw out $8 billion in Medicaid contract awards and is ordering the state to re...
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Datapoint: Highmark, AllianceRx Walgreens Prime Team Up on SDOH

Highmark Inc. and AllianceRx Walgreens Prime last week said they are partnering on a pilot program that will address Highmark members impacted by social determinants of health. The pilot, which will offer referrals ...
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Datapoint: SCAN Health Plan Provides In-Home COVID Vaccinations to Seniors

Southern California-based Medicare Advantage org SCAN Health Plan last week said it is providing in-home COVID-19 vaccinations to its homebound members and their families in Los Angeles County. The insurer is coor...
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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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