How We Think

Abarca Named Power 100 Company by Caribbean Business

Abarca is honored to be selected by Caribbean Business as a Power 100 company. We strive to be a PBM that is unlike any other organization, with a smarter technology platform, a better experience to consumers and healthcare payers, and a higher standard of transparency. “I’m thrilled that…

6-22-2018

5 Things to Ask your PBM

1 How do you ensure we always pay the lowest net cost for drugs? Are you willing to guarantee it? At Abarca, we always operate in your best financial interest—always. This means that, unlike most PBMs, we design and administer benefits to ensure the use of the lowest net cost brand and…

6-20-2018

AMCP Annual Conference Recap

Last week, members of the Abarca team attended the AMCP Annual Conference in Boston. We connected with existing clients and shared information about how we are shaking up the industry with new friends. We also introduced the world to Darwin--the latest generation of our smarter platform.…

5-4-2018

Abarca Receives URAC Reaccreditation Score of 100%

Washington, D.C.— Abarca is proud to announce it has been again awarded URAC’s Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Accreditation. This designation was given in recognition of Abarca’s high clinical, quality, and service standards. After undergoing URAC’s rigorous evaluation process, Abarca…

12-13-2017

What Amazon Can Really Deliver

The healthcare news has been abuzz with reports that Amazon, the company that upended the retail, publishing, movies, groceries, and countless other industries is now taking on the drug distribution channel. Think of the companies that Amazon has disrupted out of business (remember Borders?…

12-4-2017

Keeping it Simple

At Abarca, we don’t believe in making simple things complicated. Here’s a perfect example: Consumers should be charged the lowest available cost for their medications. Although this may sound straightforward, somehow it is at the center of a heated debate. You may have seen one of the press…

10-27-2017

Carving Out Prescription Benefits

THE CHALLENGE A division of a Fortune 200 drug maker relied on a respected health plan for both medical and pharmacy benefits for several years. But as the group grew and the cost of drug benefits increased, they considered contracting separately, or carving out, the pharmacy component of the…

10-13-2017

Abarca earns accreditation score of 100% from URAC

San Juan, PR – Abarca is proud to announce that it has been awarded URAC’s Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Accreditation as of October 1, 2014. As a URAC-accredited organization, Abarca demonstrates a commitment to continuous improvement and quality healthcare in its PBM business. After…

9-30-2014

Abarca Expands the Rollout of RxTarget Quality Network

San Juan, PR - Abarca is pleased to announce the extended rollout of the RxTarget Quality Network, a specially selected network of quality pharmacy providers dedicated to using information technology to improve health outcomes in their communities. By partnering with Abarca, network pharmacies…

7-14-2014