DID YOU KNOW?

At his swearing-in ceremony, new Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Alex Azar, stated that bringing the price of prescription drugs down and tackling the opioid crisis are two topics he will focus on. While there are no specifics on how he and President Donald Trump plan to do this, we will … Continue reading DID YOU KNOW?

Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in $67 Billion Deal

Health insurer Cigna Corp. announced today, March 8, 2018, that it would purchase Express Scripts Holding Co., a pharmacy benefits manager (PBM) for $67 billion in cash and stock, including $15 billion assumed for Express Scripts’ debt. This announcement is the latest in a trend of merging health care companies and follows the December 2017 … Continue reading Cigna to Buy Express Scripts in $67 Billion Deal

Health Care Reform is now the “Law of the Land” – or is it?

I specifically waited until elections were over to write this piece.  I am not sure why, because in all honesty, the elections would have had a minor impact on this piece of legislation. Before you go off on a political rant, please hear me out. Over the past 2 years, I have devoted much of … Continue reading Health Care Reform is now the “Law of the Land” – or is it?