A Smarter Platform

Talking technology with Abarca CIO Serge Perras

Abarca’s modern, fully-integrated technology platform, Darwin, powers everything the company does–from advanced clinical services to financial management to mobile apps for members. Serge Perras recently joined the company as CIO and is focused on enhancing Darwin to deliver new services...

5-13-2022

Talking technology with Abarca CIO Serge Perras

Meet Darwin’s new Drug Review Tool

Meet Darwin’s new Drug Review Tool! With this solution, Abarca clients and Darwin™ users may access real-time information on drug maintenance and will have full visibility of ongoing medication changes to health plan formularies. What were the challenges users were...

2-25-2022

Abarca Health: Meet Darwin’s new Drug Review Tool

Mobile solutions: A better way in member experience

The healthcare industry is becoming increasingly digital–particularly when it comes to providing resources for patients. At Abarca, we say it’s about time. We have always operated under the belief that smarter technology and a better member experience are critical to...

1-25-2022

Abarca Health: Mobile solutions: A better way in member experience

What’s all the fuss about prior authorizations?: FAQs

Over the past few years, prior authorizations (PAs) have been in the headlines, examined by Federal and state governments, and hotly debated in the industry. Here’s the background: What is a prior authorization? Prior authorizations are a methodology used by...

7-7-2021

What’s all the fuss about prior authorizations: FAQs

Javier Gonzalez discusses value-based agreements on MedCity INVEST panel

This month, Javier Gonzalez, PharmD, Abarca’s Chief Growth Officer, was selected to speak about value-based agreements on a panel at the MedCity INVEST Conference. The panel, “The Opportunities and Challenges in Value-Based Contracting,” was led by Delphine O’Rourke, Partner at...

4-29-2021

Javier Gonzalez discusses value-based agreements on MedCity INVEST panel

Recapping AMCP 2021

Last week,  our team joined leaders from across healthcare at the AMCP 2021 virtual conference. This year, the event focused on the future of managed care pharmacy in the rapidly changing healthcare landscape. In particular, the sessions examined topics ranging...

4-19-2021

Abarca Health: Emerging trends from AMCP 2021

How to prepare for a CMS audit

CMS audits assess Medicare plan sponsors’ compliance with a number of core program requirements, chief among them is the plan’s ability to provide its members with access to medically necessary services and prescription drugs. Audit scores and enforcement actions resulting...

4-8-2021

Abarca Health: How health plans can prepare for a CMS audit