Risk Sharing

Pharma/Payer Collaboration: A Kumbaya Moment or a Passing Trend?

Pharma/Payer Collaboration: A Kumbaya Moment or a Passing Trend?

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The idea is that each gets some of what it needs. Payers gain some control over cost, and pharma may get to stay on formulary.

Merck and Aetna pair population health with risk-sharing, in two deals

Merck and Aetna pair population health with risk-sharing, in two deals

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But have pharma and payers learned enough from earlier pilots to make modern risk-sharing deals work?

Power to the payers: PBMs leave behind a trail of tiers

Power to the payers: PBMs leave behind a trail of tiers

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When drug costs started to soar, PBMs turned to formulary exclusions — and the industry is still feeling the pinch.