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A First: Real Value in Medicaid

THE CHALLENGE 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...

1-14-2020

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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

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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

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Abarca, Amgen Enter Outcome-Based Agreement for Enbrel

AVENTURA, FL -- Abarca, a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) that is disrupting the industry with an entirely new approach to technology and business practices, today announced it has entered into an outcomes-based contract with Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) for the drug...

12-3-2019

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Abarca Health CASE STUDY: Lessons learned from Hurricanes Irma and Maria

Last week at the AMCP Nexus Conference, Abarca Senior Pharmacist, Ana Rivera and Suzette Velez, Director of Clinical Services, had an incredible time presenting Abarca's unique understanding of the effect disasters have on the availability of prescription drugs, medication adherence,...

11-15-2019

AMCP NEXUS_Clinical Programs Senior Pharmacist, Ana Rivera, had an incredible time presenting Abarca's unique understanding of the effect disasters have on the availability of prescription drugs, medication adherence, and community health.

Abarca is bringing awareness to diabetes and its prevention

World Diabetes Day is the world’s most extensive diabetes awareness campaign reaching a global audience of over 1 billion people in more than 160 countries. The campaign draws attention to issues of paramount importance to the diabetes world and keeps...

11-14-2019

Abarca brings awareness to diabetes

Abarca takes action this Movember

Movember is an annual campaign involving the growing of mustaches during the month of November to raise awareness of men's health issues, such as prostate and testicular cancer. Abarca goes “all in” to offer men and their families greater clarity...

11-6-2019

Abarca takes action this Movember by bringing awareness to Prostate and Testicular Cancers

Together we can break the mental health stigma

World Mental Health Month is observed every year with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health issues around the world and mobilizing efforts in support of mental health. The initiative provides an opportunity for all stakeholders working on...

10-24-2019

Abarca brings awareness to mental health_break the stigma_Mental Health Awareness Month