Pharma execs offer Senate ideas to lower drug costs – except actually cutting prices
Executives from seven drugmakers laid out their ideas for lowering drug prices to the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday. One idea was noticeably absent: lowering drug prices.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has added a new digital tool called Rx Savings Solutions that it says will help more than 637,000 health plan members price drugs and manage their prescription drugs to save money. “Prescription drugs continue to be a top driver of healthcare costs. It’s important that we engage partners and tools like Rx Savings Solutions to help our members save on out-of-pocket costs,” says Dr. Vindell Washington, Chief Medical Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana. “By providing a solution directly integrated into claims records and benefits, our members now have detailed information at their fingertips to help them make prescription drug choices.”
Health Transformation Alliance Takes On Rising Prescription Drug Costs Through Rx Savings Solutions Partnership
Curbing the high cost of prescription drug spending generated more momentum with the latest partnership by the Health Transformation Alliance ("HTA"). The HTA, a co-op of major employers that combined forces to provide better health care outcomes and greater value in members' healthcare spend and delivery, has selected Rx Savings Solutions as its preferred vendor for innovative prescription savings software that empowers employers and employees to become better healthcare consumers.
Rx Savings Solutions (RxSS) today announced a partnership with SAP North America to help the enterprise software leader's 20,000 U.S. employees reduce prescription drug spend. The innovative, patented RxSS engagement software system empowers employers and employees to become better healthcare consumers.