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Express Scripts teams with PinnacleCare on new program

Express Scripts teams with PinnacleCare on new program

ST. LOUIS and BALTIMORE — Express Scripts announced a new Rare Conditions Care Value (RCCV) program with the introduction of a support service known as Second Opinion in partnership with PinnacleCare a private health advisory firm that offers personalized guidance and expert case review. Members whose plan enrolls in the RCCV program will have free access to Second Opinion,

Express Scripts shows SafeGuardRx program offering better care at lower cost

Express Scripts shows SafeGuardRx program offering better care at lower cost

ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts  released new data today showing significantly improved clinical outcomes and lower drug spending for patients with complex, high-cost conditions who are enrolled in a suite of technology-supported, value-based SafeGuardRx programs. Using available evidence to facilitate the most appropriate and effective treatments, providing high-touch clinical support to help patients manage complex

Population of Rx super-spenders growing

Population of Rx super-spenders growing

There may be a “new normal” for the segment of Americans shouldering astronomical prescription drug costs, a study by Express Scripts reveals. Between 2014 and 2016, the number of people with annual medication costs of $50,000 or more jumped 35%, and in 2016 about three out of every 1,000 people accounted for over 20% of

Express Scripts program caps drug costs for diabetes

Express Scripts program caps drug costs for diabetes

ST. LOUIS — Express Scripts has unveiled a program designed to rein in drug spending for diabetes patients. The pharmacy benefit manager on Wednesday launched the Diabetes Care Value Program, which the company said improves pharmacy care and controls plan costs for people with diabetes. Under the program, Express Scripts guarantees per-patient spending caps in