Specialty pharmacy PANTHERx has expanded its specialty pharmacy business and doubled its workforce, according to a local news report.
New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.
Diplomat Pharmacy announced Friday that it had acquired the Pennsylvania-based Burman’s Specialty Pharmacy, which will expand Diplomat’s hepatitis C specialty services.
A recent NCPA event covering specialty pharmacy served two purposes: let payers know independents are actively in the business and let independents entering the business know what to expect.
Through ACAP, Diplomat gains access to 13 million lives in Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other public programs.
The company is fighting an injunction that’s keeping Sandoz’s Zarxio from becoming the first biosimilar sold in the United States.
In 2014, specialty drug unit costs jumped 20.1%, compared to 5.7% for non-specialty drugs, Blue Cross Blue Shield reported.
AmerisourceBergen is beginning construction on three new distribution centers opening in 2016 located in the South, the Midwest and the Northeast.
Specialized manufacturers are gearing up for a robust trade out of generic biosimilar approvals, Kalorama reported last week.
CVS Health entered an agreement to acquire Omnicare, a provider of pharmacy services to long-term care facilities.