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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...


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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,...


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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...


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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...


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...


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

Accountability Is Everything: Outcomes-Based Pharmaceutical Agreements

Healthcare is on the cusp of a seismic shift. Several factors are driving this evolution, including a desire for higher patient engagement, personalized care, better technology, and increased transparency. Although this progression takes different shapes across the healthcare industry, one...


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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...


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Abarca at the Endeavor Regional Retreat 2019

Last week, our team participated in the Endeavor Regional Retreat in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Jason Borschow, our President and CEO, took part in a panel alongside Laura Maydon, Board Member at Endeavor Miami, and Manny Vidal, Co-Founder at Peloton...


Jason Borschow is joined by fellow Endeavor Entrepreneurs, Carlos García and Leandro Armas from HYP3R at Endeavor Regional Retreat 2019