Transparent Pharma: The Future Is Now

Transparent Pharma: The Future Is Now

One of the U.S.’s biggest drugstore chains, CVS Pharmacy, recently conducted a survey that revealed more than 80 percent of Americans are concerned about the rising costs of prescription drugs in this country. Truth be told, that’s a fair concern. The U.S....
Three PPO Myths

Three PPO Myths

Plenty of employers have hitched their wagons to PPOs–that is, Preferred Provider Organizations. Drawn-in by the promises of physician flexibility combined with cost savings for “in-network” providers, PPOs aren’t as restrictive as HMOs but...
Where Does the Money Go?

Where Does the Money Go?

In 2014, U.S. health expenditures reached $3 billion (yes, with a B), according to analysis by the American Medical Association. As we’ve talked about before, at more than $9,000 spent per person on average, that’s the highest rate in the world–and...