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Business Wire
TVTY SHAREHOLDER ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Notifies Investors of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by the Board of Directors of Tivity Health, Inc.after its largest customer, United Healthcare, Inc., announced that it is expan
Business Wire / Posted yesterday
after its largest customer, United Healthcare, Inc., announced that it is expanding its fitness benefit to seniors on the Medicare Advantage plan. Vincent Wong, Esq. is an experienced attorney that has represented investors in securities... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Canton Woods: Thankful to be in B’villeis an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evalua
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evaluate part of their Medicare coverage (their Medicare Advantage and/or Part D plan) and compare it against all the other plans on the market. If you find a plan that is a... Read more
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CBS News
American seniors are sicker than global peersWhile Medicare provides a base level of health care, you'll most likely want to
CBS News / Posted 2 days ago
While Medicare provides a base level of health care, you'll most likely want to supplement Medicare with a Medigap or Medicare Advantage Plan for more complete coverage. You'll also want to get serious about taking care of your health by... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
TONI KING: Deadline nears on Medicare's open enrollmentI recently attended a Medicare Advantage meeting and was going to join with som
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 2 days ago
I recently attended a Medicare Advantage meeting and was going to join with some reservations. After reading your article about the different parts and plans of Medicare, I am concerned that this Advantage plan may not be a good fit for me. My... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Ask Richard Rysiewski, the financial doctorWhat is the open enrollment for Medicare? A. People under Medicare coverage ca
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
What is the open enrollment for Medicare? A. People under Medicare coverage can switch from the traditional Medicare to a Medicare Advantage program and to other Medigap insurers from October 15 through December 7. Medicare Advantage plans are... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Analysts: Regulators Unlikely To Oppose Aetna-CVS Deallast year to buy rival Humana Inc. Aetna sought the Louisville, Ky., insurer to
Hartford Courant / Posted 2 days ago
last year to buy rival Humana Inc. Aetna sought the Louisville, Ky., insurer to expand its presence in the lucrative Medicare Advantage business. Regulators said the acquisition would stifle competition. A merger with CVS provides a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Important dates for Medicare beneficiaresto purchase a Medigap policy with an effective date of January 1, 2018 to consi
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 3 days ago
to purchase a Medigap policy with an effective date of January 1, 2018 to consider their Part D drug coverage and Part C Medicare Advantage options prior to the end of the Annual Enrollment Period on December 7, 2017. It also encourages... Read more
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Business Wire
Amerigroup Continues Commitment to Texans with SilverSneakers Benefitin Texas will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many b
Business Wire / Posted 3 days ago
in Texas will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Amerigroup ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members... Read more
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Business Wire
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Kentucky Continues Commitment to Kentuckians with SilverSneakers Benefitin Kentucky (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one o
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
in Kentucky (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Anthem’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and... Read more
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Business Wire
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Indiana and Beacon Health System Announce Improved Access to High-Quality Care in Northern Indiana(Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System wil
Business Wire / Posted 4 days ago
(Anthem) and Beacon Health System announced today that Beacon Health System will be an in-network provider for Anthem’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans starting on January 1, 2018. Individuals enrolled in Anthem’s MA plans will experience... Read more
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The Telegraph
2018 Medicare Parts A & B premiums and deductibles announcedWe encourage Medicare beneficiaries to explore their options to make an informe
The Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
We encourage Medicare beneficiaries to explore their options to make an informed choice between Original Medicare and Medicare Advantage before Open Enrollment ends on December 7.” CMS recently released the benefit, premium, and Star Ratings... Read more
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FOX Business
The Medicare Mistake That Could Cost 62% of Senior Enrollees a Fortune in 2018constrained to solely comparing traditional Medicare plans. The percentage of e
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
constrained to solely comparing traditional Medicare plans. The percentage of eligible beneficiaries who've enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans (also known as Part C) has more than doubled since 2005. Medicare Advantage plans have a couple of... Read more
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FOX Business
The Medicare Mistake That Could Cost 62% of Senior Enrollees a Fortune in 2018constrained to solely comparing traditional Medicare plans. The percentage of e
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
constrained to solely comparing traditional Medicare plans. The percentage of eligible beneficiaries who've enrolled in Medicare Advantage plans (also known as Part C) has more than doubled since 2005. Medicare Advantage plans have a couple of... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Medicare's great by U.S. standards. Compared to others, not so much.many different offerings are difficult to navigate. “I have patients looking a
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 5 days ago
many different offerings are difficult to navigate. “I have patients looking at their plans for next year. Should they do Medicare Advantage? Should they do Medicare plus another plan? Should they do the Medicare included drug plan or should they... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Coles County Telecare announces updates15, 2017, and runs through Dec. 7, 2017. During this period, people with Medica
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 6 days ago
15, 2017, and runs through Dec. 7, 2017. During this period, people with Medicare can review and make plan changes for Medicare Advantage (MA) or Prescription Drug Plans (Part D) for 2018. You still have time to contact the Telecare Program at... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Canton Woods: Check out our holiday eventsis an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evalua
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 6 days ago
is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evaluate part of their Medicare coverage (their Medicare Advantage and/or Part D plan) and compare it against all the other plans on the market. After re-evaluating, if you... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Florida Blue to stop covering OxyContin, switch to new drugrelease property. “So we may have saved a life with this,” he said. The chang
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
release property. “So we may have saved a life with this,” he said. The change doesn’t affect Florida Blue members with Medicare Advantage. But starting Jan. 1, other members with commercial plans won’t be able to use their insurance coverage... Read more
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Business Wire
A.M. BestTV: Demographics and Product Availability Drive Growth of Medicare AdvantageDouble-digit premium growth in the Medicare Advantage sector has been the statu
Business Wire / Posted 6 days ago
Double-digit premium growth in the Medicare Advantage sector has been the status quo for the past decade. This consistent uptick increased the segment share to nearly a quarter of all health insurance premiums in 2016, up from 16.6% in 2007. Net... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Central Florida health providers worry about wave of Puerto Rico evacuees2017 report by the nonprofit think tank Urban Institute. Less than a quarter is
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
2017 report by the nonprofit think tank Urban Institute. Less than a quarter is covered by Medicare, majority of whom have Medicare Advantage, and about 40 percent are covered by Puerto Rico’s Medicaid. “My big concern is that so many people are... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
WAVE 3 News Editorial - November 16, 2017: Health Insurance Taxbusinesses and Indiana has more than 450,000. >> Click for previous WAVE 3 New
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
businesses and Indiana has more than 450,000. >> Click for previous WAVE 3 News EditorialsFamilies, senior citizens on Medicare Advantage plans, and self-employed people face the tax as well. More than 150 million Americans could be... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
WAVE 3 News Editorial - Nov. 16, 2017: Health Insurance Taxbusinesses and Indiana has more than 450,000. >> Click for previous WAVE 3 New
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
businesses and Indiana has more than 450,000. >> Click for previous WAVE 3 News EditorialsFamilies, senior citizens on Medicare Advantage plans, and self-employed people face the tax as well. More than 150 million Americans could be... Read more
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Business Wire
InnovaCare CEO Elected to AHIP Board of DirectorsFORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Officials with InnovaCare, Inc., a leading pro
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
FORT LEE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Officials with InnovaCare, Inc., a leading provider of Medicaid and Medicare Advantage plans and related services, are pleased to announce the company’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Shinto, M.D., has been elected... Read more
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EuroNews
Medicare leaves seniors behind, study findsmany different offerings are difficult to navigate. "I have patients looking a
EuroNews / Posted 8 days ago
many different offerings are difficult to navigate. "I have patients looking at their plans for next year. Should they do Medicare Advantage? Should they do Medicare plus another plan? Should they do the Medicare included drug plan or should they... Read more
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Kingston Daily Freeman
Gardiner Library hosts free Medicare counseling on Dec. 5During the Medicare open enrollment period (through Dec. 7), Medicare recipient
Kingston Daily Freeman / Posted 8 days ago
During the Medicare open enrollment period (through Dec. 7), Medicare recipients can change form Original Medicare to a Medicare Advantage Program, switch or drop a Medicare Advantage Plan and join or switch a Medicare prescription Drug Plan. If... Read more
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Business Wire
VillageMD Enters into an Agreement with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia to Improve Patient Health and Lower Costsmodel of care is proven to drive results across multiple markets and across all
Business Wire / Posted 8 days ago
model of care is proven to drive results across multiple markets and across all patient populations – commercial, Medicare, Medicare Advantage and Medicaid. Practices that have adopted VillageMD’s patient-centric approach have been recognized by the... Read more
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Business Wire
Amerigroup to Help Texans during Medicare Annual Enrollment Periodfrom Amerigroup will be onsite at H-E-B Pharmacies, a recently added pharmacy t
Business Wire / Posted 10 days ago
from Amerigroup will be onsite at H-E-B Pharmacies, a recently added pharmacy that accepts Amerivantage Medicare Advantage plans. Amerigroup representatives will be at locations listed below from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CT on November... Read more
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MLive.com
700 Priority Health customers hit by loss of Michigan Medicine in networkmarketplace. "Michigan Medicine continues to be a participating in network pro
MLive.com / Posted 10 days ago
marketplace. "Michigan Medicine continues to be a participating in network provider for Priority Health commercial and Medicare Advantage products," Masson said. "What is changing Jan 1, 2018 is that Priority is introducing narrow network... Read more
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Connecticut Post
St. Vincent’s offers Medicare counselingbenefits specialist Betty Brandt will help individuals learn about their option
Connecticut Post / Posted 10 days ago
benefits specialist Betty Brandt will help individuals learn about their options regarding Medicare Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Every year these plans change so this service will help clarify choices. In addition, the Medicare... Read more
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Darien News-Review
St. Vincent’s offers Medicare counselingbenefits specialist Betty Brandt will help individuals learn about their option
Darien News-Review / Posted 10 days ago
benefits specialist Betty Brandt will help individuals learn about their options regarding Medicare Part D Drug Plans and Medicare Advantage Plans. Every year these plans change so this service will help clarify choices. In addition, the Medicare... Read more
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Business Wire
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Wisconsin Continues Commitment to Wisconsinites With SilverSneakers Benefitin Wisconsin (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
in Wisconsin (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Anthem’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and... Read more
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Business Wire
Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield in Ohio Continues Commitment to Ohioans with SilverSneakers BenefitShield in Ohio (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as on
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
Shield in Ohio (Anthem) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Anthem’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and... Read more
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Business Wire
Amerigroup Introduces LiveHealth Online Telehealth Services to Its Medicare Advantage MembersGRAND RAPIDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Members of Amerigroup’s Medicare Advantag
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
GRAND RAPIDS, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Members of Amerigroup’s Medicare Advantage (MA) plans in Texas will have coverage – at no extra cost – for telehealth visits starting in 2018 through LiveHealth Online, a leading telehealth website and app... Read more
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Business Wire
Empire Blue Cross Continues Commitment to New Yorkers with SilverSneakers BenefitBlue Cross (Empire) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
Blue Cross (Empire) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Empire’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and... Read more
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Business Wire
Simply Healthcare Plans Continues Commitment to Floridians with SilverSneakers BenefitPlans (Simply) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the
Business Wire / Posted 11 days ago
Plans (Simply) will continue offering access to SilverSneakers®, as one of the many benefits included in its 2018 Medicare Advantage plans. This is part of Simply’s ongoing commitment to the health and well-being of its current members and... Read more
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Eagle Bulletin
Canton Woods: Tree lighting is Nov. 25is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evalua
Eagle Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
is an annual period of time when current Medicare users can choose to re-evaluate part of their Medicare coverage (their Medicare Advantage and/or Part D plan) and compare it against all the other plans on the market. After re-evaluating, if you... Read more
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Boston Globe
Still deciding on a Medicare drug plan? Here’s some helpThey also each have their own formulary — the list of covered drugs. About two
Boston Globe / Posted 13 days ago
They also each have their own formulary — the list of covered drugs. About two dozen other plans are offered to members of Medicare Advantage, private health plans that contract with Medicare to provide all medical services. The retail price of a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Displaced Puerto Ricans face medical insurance confusion in Central Floridaare used on the island and private insurance plans that don’t transfer smoothly
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
are used on the island and private insurance plans that don’t transfer smoothly. Gonzalez is a beneficiary of a private Medicare Advantage plan unique to Puerto Rico. Medicare will cover any emergency treatments she receives outside the island,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
Upcoming City Council Agenda For Tuesdayenter into an agreement with United Healthcare to provide the City of Chattano
The Chattanoogan / Posted 13 days ago
enter into an agreement with United Healthcare to provide the City of Chattanooga Medicare eligible retirees with two (2) Medicare Advantage health plans at the rates of $290.42 per member per month and $354.86 per member per month, with the... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Oetting named preferred Medicare Advantage agentCHARLESTON -- Health Alliance recently named Jeff Oetting of Bob Oetting & Asso
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 14 days ago
CHARLESTON -- Health Alliance recently named Jeff Oetting of Bob Oetting & Associates of Charleston as its preferred Medicare Advantage agent, according to a press release. Oetting consistently helps people on Medicare assess their health plan to... Read more
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Business Wire
Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Notifies Investors of an Investigation Involving Possible Securities Fraud Violations by the Board of Directors of Tivity Health, Inc.after its largest customer, United Healthcare, Inc., announced that it is expan
Business Wire / Posted 14 days ago
after its largest customer, United Healthcare, Inc., announced that it is expanding its fitness benefit to seniors on the Medicare Advantage plan. To obtain additional information, go to: or contact Joseph E. Levi, Esq. either via email at... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Displaced Puerto Ricans offered free check-ups, shots at Sanitas clinicsholistic, high-quality health care at reasonable prices, Bartel said. It accept
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
holistic, high-quality health care at reasonable prices, Bartel said. It accepts patients with Florida Blue insurance and Medicare Advantage. Sanitas locations also accept patients without health insurance who are paying by cash. A list of... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
Passages offers Medicare Open Enrollment Workshops and event for CaregiversThe annual Enrollment Period for Part D drug plans and Part C Medicare Advantag
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 15 days ago
The annual Enrollment Period for Part D drug plans and Part C Medicare Advantage Plans is open through December 7th. Passages Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is providing community workshops to help Medicare beneficiaries... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Layoff costs drag on Humana's third-quarter resultsthat the job cuts are in part to free up money to improve benefits offered in t
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 15 days ago
that the job cuts are in part to free up money to improve benefits offered in the company’s products, such as its signature Medicare Advantage plans, and to pay for technology upgrades. “I wouldn’t call it anything but just continuously trying to... Read more
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FOX Business
Humana's profit tops estimates on Medicare Advantage strengthHumana Inc topped Wall Street expectations for third-quarter profit on Wednesda
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
Humana Inc topped Wall Street expectations for third-quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting largely from strength in its Medicare Advantage business that sells plans to the elderly and the disabled. The fast-growing and profitable Medicare... Read more
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FOX Business
Humana's profit tops estimates on Medicare Advantage strengthHumana Inc topped Wall Street expectations for third-quarter profit on Wednesda
FOX Business / Posted 16 days ago
Humana Inc topped Wall Street expectations for third-quarter profit on Wednesday, benefiting largely from strength in its Medicare Advantage business that sells plans to the elderly and the disabled. Continue Reading Below The fast-growing and... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Humana beats 3Q profit forecasts, hikes 2017 outlookCombined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one o
Stamford Advocate / Posted 16 days ago
Combined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one of the nation's biggest providers of Medicare Advantage coverage, which involves privately run versions of the federal Medicare program for people who are over 65... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Humana beats 3Q profit forecasts, hikes 2017 outlookCombined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one o
Connecticut Post / Posted 16 days ago
Combined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one of the nation's biggest providers of Medicare Advantage coverage, which involves privately run versions of the federal Medicare program for people who are over 65... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Humana beats 3Q profit forecasts, hikes 2017 outlookCombined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one o
Darien News-Review / Posted 16 days ago
Combined, the moves affect about 5.7 percent of its workforce. Humana is one of the nation's biggest providers of Medicare Advantage coverage, which involves privately run versions of the federal Medicare program for people who are over 65... Read more
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First Coast News
Florida Blue to stop paying for OxyContin on Jan. 1vice president of commercial and specialty pharmacy at Florida Blue. “This typ
First Coast News / Posted 16 days ago
vice president of commercial and specialty pharmacy at Florida Blue. “This type of consumption can quickly lead to addiction and overdose,” he said. Medicare Advantage products are excluded from the policy change, the company said. © 2017 WT... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Florida Blue to stop paying for OxyContin on Jan. 1Scott McClelland, vice president of commercial and specialty pharmacy at Florid
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 16 days ago
Scott McClelland, vice president of commercial and specialty pharmacy at Florida Blue. “This type of consumption can quickly lead to addiction and overdose,” he said. Medicare Advantage products are excluded from the policy change, the company sa... Read more
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