A Better Way

How to Win the Patient Trifecta

At Abarca, we believe that healthcare can be awesome—and we are in constant pursuit of new ways to make that possible. We are using innovative contracting agreements with pharmaceutical manufacturers to bring a new level of accountability to prescription benefits....

10-21-2018

Achieving the patient trifecta

Abarca stands against stigmatizing mental illness

One in five American adults and children will experience a mental health condition in their lifetime. Sadly, however, the topic of mental health is often misunderstood, and the people who battle this disease too often feel stigmatized. Feeling stigmatized can...

10-8-2018

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A Better Way for Members

Why can’t healthcare be awesome? At Abarca, finding a way to improve the member experience isn’t something we strive for, it’s something we live for. Members see our dedication to delivering a better experience in our everyday interactions as well...

10-1-2018

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Triple-S Selects Abarca for Commercial and Medicare Businesses

Expanded Agreement Builds on True Partnership, Important Accomplishments Abarca has been selected by Triple-S, the managed care market leader in Puerto Rico, as the pharmacy benefits manager for the company’s Commercial and Medicare businesses. Once fully implemented, this agreement will...

9-4-2018

Pharmacy benefit management platform for members

The Leadership Journey

Building a different kind of company requires fostering a very different mindset among its leadership. To accomplish this, we at Abarca have developed a 12-week boot camp to train leaders of others in fundamental managerial skills and new thinking about...

8-27-2018

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Michelle Morales Recognized as Young Distinguished Pharmacist

Every year, the Colegio de Farmacéuticos de Puerto Rico acknowledges a group of pharmacists that have excelled in the profession. This year, they have recognized Michelle Morales, Abarca’s Clinical Programs Manager, as a Young Distinguished Pharmacist. “I am honored to...

8-20-2018

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A Better Way in Drug Contracting

Value and outcomes-based contracting models are getting a lot of attention these days, and for good reason. Unlike the one-size-fits-all pricing of the past, these approaches tie the ultimate price of a drug to factors such as whether the medication...

8-1-2018

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5 Things to Ask your PBM

1 How do you ensure we always pay the lowest net cost for drugs? Are you willing to guarantee it? At Abarca, we always operate in your best financial interest—always. This means that, unlike most PBMs, we design and administer...

6-20-2018

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Seeing Opportunity

THE CHALLENGE Even in the best of times, state health and welfare programs face increasing demands and tight budgets. In this case, the pressure was extreme. Abarca was approached by a state Medicaid program that had the unfortunate distinction of...

10-18-2017

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