Archive for March 31st, 2016

FBI Says School District Consultant Helped Insurance Broker Get Contracts

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

William O. Haff leaves the John Wood Federal Courthouse Thursday March 31, 2016. Haff pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud stemming from an F.B.I. public corruption investigation. Photo: John Davenport /San Antonio Express-News / ©San Antonio Express-News/John Davenport

William O. Haff leaves the John Wood Federal Courthouse Thursday March 31, 2016. Haff pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit wire fraud stemming from an F.B.I. public corruption investigation.

William Oliver Haff, 46, of San Antonio admitted that while working for the consulting company hired by the school districts — Wortham Insurance and Risk Management — he was also getting paid on the side by an insurance agent/broker so its clients would land contracts to provide employee insurance there.

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Will The Anthem-Express Scripts Battle Change The PBM Landscape?

Thursday, March 31st, 2016

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After months of public frustration, Anthem sued Express Scripts  Monday for more than $15 billion. Anthem argued the St. Louis-based PBM did not share enough drug savings with Anthem, which led to “an obscene profit windfall” for Express Scripts, according to a copy of the lawsuit (PDF).

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