A Higher Standard

Biosimilars and Bad Behavior

Specialty medications used to treat cancer, hepatitis, and other complicated diseases are among the greatest drivers of healthcare costs in the US. And while these medications represent a very small percentage of the total number of prescriptions written, they account...

4-5-2019

Javier Gonzalez, PharmD

Trusted Health Plan Selects Abarca to Manage Pharmacy Benefits

Washington, DC — Trusted Health Plan (THP), a Medicaid managed healthcare organization serving members in Washington, D.C., today announced it has entered into a new, multi-year partnership with Abarca to provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) solutions driven by Abarca’s advanced,...

4-3-2019

pharmacy benefit management

Delivering an Awesome Corporate Culture

At Abarca, we never settle for the status quo. That extends to every aspect of our business, including how we manage our team of nearly 300 Abarcans, and counting. In fact, we don’t even have a human resources department. Instead,...

3-20-2019

Mercibel Gonzalez

Abarca Selected to Present Disaster Preparation Program

Abarca was selected to present at “Caribbean Strong: Building Resilience with Equity,” a summit that focused on lessons that businesses learned from two catastrophic hurricanes that hit the region in 2017. The presentation detailed Abarca’s disaster preparation and response plan...

3-14-2019

Ana Rivera represented Abarca and presented on the company's disaster preparation program

Always Prepared

THE CHALLENGE The frequency and severity of natural disasters appears to be increasing. In 2017 alone, the U.S. experienced 16 separate billion-dollar disasters. These natural disasters can devastate communities and make prescription medications inaccessible to patients that rely on them....

3-6-2019

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Lessen your Risk of Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It claims approximately 610,000 lives each year, according to the CDC, and accounts for one in every four American deaths. Over the years, public awareness around severe cardiac...

2-19-2019

Pharmacy benefit management platform for members

Members are More than Just a Number.

Exciting developments are emerging in the industry that will challenge the “one size fits most” standard of care we’ve become too accustomed to. Here are three trends that we think will make a significant impact: 1. Social Needs Strategies It...

1-20-2019

patients and members large insurer and pbm health information technology against stigmatizing

Combating the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid epidemic is one of the greatest public health threats to confront the American people. The CDC estimates that opioids claimed nearly 50,000 lives in 2017 alone. That number has been steadily rising for more than fifteen years. How...

1-11-2019

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Leadership Starts by Putting People First.

People are the driving force behind any organization. They set the tone for everything, from business development and what programs are offered to company culture and employee engagement. In my nearly 20 years working with some of America’s most recognizable...

12-22-2018

"Leaders put people first"- Sonymarie Socarras