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As ACOs Face Change, Group Touts $2.7B Medicare Savings

Accountable care organizations (ACOs) have saved Medicare nearly $2.7 billion from 2013 through 2016, an analysis released by the National Association of ACOs says.

UnitedHealth Group Expands Army Of Navigators

UnitedHealth Group is expanding its army of navigators to more than 800 for enrollees in Medicare Advantage plans who will use its Navigate4Me service.

CVS To Return 100% Of Drug Rebates Under New PBM Price Model

CVS Caremark PBM will launch a new “guaranteed net cost” drug pricing model that will return 100% of rebates to health plan clients in a move to “predictability and pricing simplicity.”

Move From Fee-For-Service Medicine Hits Hospital Profits Again

Fitch Ratings says “acute care operating profitability” is set to deteriorate for a third consecutive year for nonprofit hospitals and health systems.

Medicare Costs Drop As Humana Shifts Doctors To Value-Based Models

Medical costs were 15.6% lower for seniors enrolled in Humana Medicare Advantage plans that paid physicians via value-based models last year, the insurer said.

Anthem’s PBM On Track for 2020 Launch

Anthem said its own pharmacy benefit manager, IngenioRx, “remains on track” to launch Jan. 1, 2020.

Medicare Advantage’s Latest Benefit Helps Grandma Kick The Habit

Nearly half of Medicare Advantage plans are offering new supplement benefits for 2019 that range from nicotine replacement therapy to in-home support from a caregiver or social worker, Avalere Health says in a new report.

UnitedHealth Group’s Value-Based Care Spend Hits $69 Billion

UnitedHealth Group says it’s paying almost half of its reimbursements – or $69 billion – via value-based care models.

As Blue Wave Crests, Health Insurers Brace For ‘Medicare For All’ Push

An effort to derail Medicare for All proposals is underway by health insurance lobbies Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and America’s Health Insurance Plans.

As Open Enrollment Begins, Record Medicare Advantage Growth Expected

Seniors will see a 20% increase in the number of Medicare Advantage plan choices for 2019 when they begin open enrollment Oct. 15.

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