Ohio expects to save $240 million in Medicaid drug costs by running its own PBM

Ohio expects to save $240 million in Medicaid drug costs by running its own PBM

Ohio officials expect that consolidating the seven private pharmacy benefit managers that run its Medicaid managed-care system into a single, state-regulated PBM will save more than $240 million every year. The change will go in effect starting in early 2022.

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Children’s National Hospital awarded $4.2 million to lead maternal mental health research programs

Children's National Hospital performs first minimally invasive spinal tether surgery in region

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute award supports a D.C. mother-infant behavioral wellness program April 06, 2021 Children’s National Hospital announces a $4.2 million funding award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to support

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Analysis Estimates 5.1 Million People Fall into the Affordable Care Act’s “Family Glitch”

New Survey: Passing a Law Preventing Perpetrators of Domestic Violence from Having a Gun is Identified as a Top Women’s Health Policy Priority for Federal Policymakers

A new KFF analysis estimates 5.1 million people nationally fall into the Affordable Care Act’s “family glitch” that occurs when a worker receives an offer of affordable employer coverage for themselves but not for their dependents, making them ineligible for

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At least 1 million Canadians have now tested positive for COVID-19 – National

At least 1 million Canadians have now tested positive for COVID-19 - National

Just over a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s total number of confirmed infections surpassed one million on Saturday.As of 7:20 p.m. ET, the national case count stands at 1,000,550, according to a Global News tally of Canada’s infections.

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Covid-19 news: There may be a million people with long covid in UK

Covid-19 news: There may be a million people with long covid in UK

By Michael Le Page , Clare Wilson , Jessica Hamzelou , Sam Wong , Graham Lawton , Adam Vaughan , Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool People begin coronavirus testing at in Moss Side as surge testing for the Kent coronavirus

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Johnson & Johnson COVID- 19 Vaccine Manufacturing Error Affects 15 Million Doses

Johnson & Johnson COVID- 19 Vaccine Manufacturing Error Affects 15 Million Doses

A manufacturing error at a plant involved in COVID-19 vaccine production affected 15 million doses worth of an ingredient for Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine, according to two sources familiar with the matter, but the company downplayed the situation and said

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Factory Mix-Up Ruins Up to 15 Million Vaccine Doses From Johnson & Johnson

Factory Mix-Up Ruins Up to 15 Million Vaccine Doses From Johnson & Johnson

WASHINGTON — Workers at a plant in Baltimore manufacturing two coronavirus vaccines accidentally conflated the ingredients several weeks ago, contaminating as many as 15 million doses of Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine and forcing regulators to delay authorization of the plant’s

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City of Hope gets $50 million donation for Calif. cancer center

City of Hope gets $50 million donation for Calif. cancer center

Cancer research and treatment center City of Hope received $50 million — the single largest philanthropic contribution to City of Hope Orange County — from the charitable arm of homebuilder Lennar Corporation.City of Hope said it will use the money

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Canada adds 4,880 new COVID-19 cases as global infections top 128 million – National

Canada adds 4,880 new COVID-19 cases as global infections top 128 million - National

Canada saw 4,880 new cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday, pushing the total number of infections in the country to 976,603.Provincial health authorities also confirmed another 26 people have died after testing positive for the novel coronavirus.That means to date,

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Humana agrees to $17 million settlement with home health workers in overtime class action case

Humana agrees to $17 million settlement with home health workers in overtime class action case

Humana on Friday agreed to a $17 million settlement with home health workers in a class action lawsuit that claimed the company did not pay overtime for all hours worked in excess of 40 hours. The lawsuit involves live-in and

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