A Higher Standard

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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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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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

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Welcome, Anthony Bury

We are thrilled to welcome Anthony Bury to the Abarca family. As Vice President, IT Operations and CISO, Anthony will be overseeing all aspects of the organization’s technology infrastructure and will be responsible for ensuring the availability, integrity, and security...

8-6-2020

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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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An introduction to biosimilars

Biologic therapies provide life-saving treatments to patients with chronic conditions. However, they are also among the country’s most expensive medications. While just 2% of the US patient population uses biologics, they account for 26% percent of the nation’s total prescription...

7-22-2020

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Help Abarca spread awareness on PTSD

June 27th is PTSD Awareness Day, and Abarca goes all in to bring to light some of the symptoms, signs, and treatment options for this mental health disorder. Although PTSD has been most commonly known to affect war veterans, anyone...

6-26-2020

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