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Cigna and Express Scripts

It is no longer a secret that these two firms are merging. Considering that their main competitors already have pharmacy benefit managers (PBM)-  United – Optum Rx, Humana (it’s own PBM), and Aetna (CVS Caremark), it makes sense. According to Fierce Pharma, the industry continue

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Medicare Advantage Startup Clover Health posts $22M loss

Digital health company, Clover which offers insurance to seniors in New Jersey, and now to parts of Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas posted a $22M loss in 2017. The company serving the lucrative and stable Medicare Advantage market made revenue of $267M that year according to

Uber launches UberHealth

Uber is going into healthcare  and for them that means transporting patient back to their homes from the hospital. They are going after the “missed appointments” market. Regarding their B2B business model, according to TechCrunch, Uber Health charges  healthcare organization customers only for the cost

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Digital health app powering Roche Diabetes arm

According to Bloomberg, after Roche acquired Austrian app, MySugr for $75M last June, the firm has been busy integrating it into it’s operations. Insurance payers increasingly are re-evaluating unit costs  and margins and are thus cutting prices. Blood-sugar monitoring equipment looks like a safe bet