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January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Abarca stands in solidarity with the national campaign to raise awareness of cervical cancer, HPV (human papillomavirus) disease, and the importance of early detection. According to the National Cervical Cancer Coalition (NCCC), more than 13,000 women in the U.S. are...

1-29-2020

Abarca highlights: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

A Look Back at 2019

While there is never a bad time to be an Abarcan, 2019 was our best year yet. Here’s a look back at a few of our proudest moments: Employee-led initiatives. Abarca team members took the reins in creating exciting new...

1-17-2020

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A First: Real Value in Medicaid

Prescription drug prices are soaring in the US, particularly for specialty medications. To deal with escalating costs, forward-thinking health plans and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are exploring value-based contracts as an alternative to traditional fee-for-service payment models. For one Medicaid...

1-14-2020

pharmacy benefit management

Microsoft highlights Abarca’s technology successes

Microsoft has published a new case study highlighting Abarca's success using its SQL and Azure technology solutions. Abarca utilizes these tools to support organizational development, data mining, disaster response, and Darwin, the company’s smarter PBM platform. “It is a privilege...

12-17-2019

Pharmacy benefit management platform for members

4 Tips for Value-Based Contracting

Many in healthcare are looking to value-based agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers as a way to generate savings for health plans and ensure that medications provide the intended outcomes for members. Although there are relatively few of these agreements in place,...

12-4-2019

pharmacy benefit management