A Better Experience

Delivering real value in Medicaid

THE CHALLENGE For a Medicaid Program that receives one of the lowest federal reimbursements in the nation, specialty drug costs are an exceptional burden. To help this program navigate a challenging financial environment, Abarca partnered with pharmaceutical manufacturer Biogen Inc....

10-20-2020

Abarca delivers real value in Medicaid

Abarca raises awareness of Hypertension

The expanded theme for World Hypertension Day is "Measure Your Blood Pressure, Control It, Live Longer," to increase high blood pressure awareness in all populations worldwide. The day's primary goal is to educate the public and raise awareness of hypertension,...

10-16-2020

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Treating their people well: Abarca Health’s Cornerstone

Sometimes, employment benefits, beyond contributing to a sense of belonging and well-being for employees within an organization, can be turned into a concrete business strategy. Few companies better exemplify this philosophy than the Puerto Rican company Abarca Health, which in...

10-8-2020

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Join Abarca in bringing awareness to breast cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an effort created to raise awareness of the disease and help those affected through early detection, education, and support services. Abarca stands committed to the cause. As of 2017, Breast Cancer (BC) is the...

9-30-2020

World Breast Cancer Awareness Month

An introduction to the Part D Senior Savings Model

In 2019, the average Medicare Part D beneficiary with diabetes spent just over $1,140 per year on insulin--or roughly $95/month. For members who are living on a fixed income, and are likely to have other chronic conditions, these high out-of-pocket...

9-8-2020

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Care Management in the times of COVID-19

In today's new healthcare environment transformed by the COVID-19 outbreak, the patient's needs have inherently changed, making care management more critical than ever before. At present, it's estimated that 1 in 4 Americans live with multiple chronic conditions, making the...

9-2-2020

Abarca Health: Care Management in the times of Covid-19

What is Medicare?

Abarca has deep experience serving public and private sector organizations, including Medicare and Commercial Health Plans, Self Insured Employers, State Medicaid Programs, and Large Insurers and PBMs. We understand the Medicare patient’s unique needs and have been recognized and rewarded...

9-2-2020

Abarca Health: What is Medicare?

Improving Medication Access in Puerto Rico

For many, having prescriptions delivered at their home is not just a convenience, it’s a necessity. Lack of mobility, access to transportation, and other social determinants impact the health of members and increase costs for health plans. To address these...

8-26-2020

Abarca Improving Medication Access in Puerto Rico

How we’re helping plans improve adherence amid COVID-19

Over the past year, we have seen adherence numbers trending upwards for one of our Medicare clients in Puerto Rico. Under normal circumstances, these numbers are impressive but, seeing this year-over-year growth amid a worldwide pandemic when people have been...

8-3-2020

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