Archive for April 23rd, 2016

In the Market for Fetal Body Parts, a Baby’s Brain Sells for $3,340

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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A researcher paid a middleman procurement company $3,340 for a fetal brain, $595 for a “baby skull matched to upper and lower limbs,” and $890 for “upper and lower limbs with hands and feet.”

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Can A Health Plan Exclude Specialty Drugs?

Saturday, April 23rd, 2016

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The $64,000 Question

Can a plan exclude specialty drugs? The answer is yes. Many PBM’s limit their specialty drug formularies. But, can a plan eliminate all specialty drugs and remain ACA compliant?

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