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FTC Launches Inquiry Into Prescription Drug Middlemen Industry

Agency to Scrutinize the Impact of Vertically Integrated Pharmacy Benefit Manager on the Access and Affordability of Medicine June 7, 2022 The Federal Trade Commission announced today that it will launch an inquiry into the prescription drug middleman industry, requiring the six largest pharmacy benefit managers to provide information and records regarding their business practices. The agency’s …

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North Carolina Employers Pay Hospitals 266% of Amount Medicare Would Pay and 79% more than Required to Breakeven per RAND and NASHP Data

Charlotte, NC – May 19, 2022 – In North Carolina, the prices paid to hospitals for privately insured patients by employers averaged 266% of the amount Medicare pays, an estimated 79% more than hospitals’ breakeven point – the amount a commercial health plan would need to reimburse a hospital to cover its expenses.  Inpatient care …

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North Carolina Culture of Wellness Award Winners Announced by NCBGH

CHARLOTTE, N.C.- May 13, 2022–  Winners of the first annual employer Culture of Wellness Award have been announced by the North Carolina Business Group on Health (NCBGH), presented at their NCBGH Spring Forum in Greensboro. The award recognizes the best employer wellbeing programs across the state; companies committed to improving the health and well-being of their …

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2022 Culture of Wellness Award Recipients Announced

May 6, 2022 2022 Culture of Wellness Award recipients were announced Friday at the NCBGH Spring Forum in Greensboro, North Carolina.  Winners were: Alex Lee, Inc. (Large Employer Category) Cleveland County Government (Small/Midsize Employer Category) This was the 1st annual award of NCBGH’s award recognizing the best employer wellness programs in North Carolina.  More information …

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Progyny2

Backed by science and data, powered by passion, we believe everyone should be able to pursue their dream of having a family. At Progyny, our data-driven model is at the heart of everything we do, laying the groundwork for superior clinical outcomes, cost savings, and exceptional member experiences. Come visit us at ​Progyny.com 

Cigna

Why partner with Cigna? Our whole-person health approach helps lower total health care costs and helps improves health outcomes by integrating the physical, emotional, financial, social, and environmental aspects of your employees’ health. Our ability to coordinate across medical plans, pharmacy, behavioral health, dental, vision, and more, provides a seamless view across all benefits, giving …

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Calibrate

Calibrate is changing the way the world treats weight. We are the leading digital metabolic health business that is driving weight loss outcomes and reducing costs at scale for members with overweight or obesity. Legacy programs, diets, and weight loss medications have been ineffective in addressing the metabolic health crisis facing the country—74% of people …

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Leapfrog Group Series ‘Patient Experience During the Pandemic’ Indicates More Favorable Experiences for Outpatient Surgery at ASCs Than Hospital Outpatient Departments

April 7, 2022 WASHINGTON DC—The Leapfrog Group, a national watchdog organization of employers and other purchasers focused on health care safety and quality, today released its Outpatient Surgical Care report, the first report in a new three-part series, Patient Experience During the Pandemic. The report echoes Leapfrog’s previous findings that patients report more favorable experiences at ambulatory surgery centers …

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