The taming of the wild west – PPO regulation is getting serious

The PPO world is about to get more complicated, and likely less profitable – for the PPOs. The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) has developed model legislation tightly regulating PPOs, legislation that looks to be on the docket in … Continue reading The taming of the wild west – PPO regulation is getting serious

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BWC Ohio picks a new Pharmacy Benefit Manager

Several weeks ago Ohio’s state work comp fund – the Bureau of Workers’ Compensation – selected a new PBM to replace OptumRx. This has me thinking more broadly about the vendor-customer relationship and how that’s evolving. First, buyers are getting … Continue reading BWC Ohio picks a new Pharmacy Benefit Manager

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