Medicare Offerings for 2018 Highlights AJPB Week in Review

Top articles of the week from The American Journal of Pharmacy Benefits.

5. Senator Calls for Insurers to Increase Access to Non-Opioid Pain Management

Eliminating barriers to non-drug and non-opioid pain management would reduce the effects of the opioid epidemic. Read more.

4. Novel Pen-Like Device Distinguishes Between Tumor, Healthy Tissue

Mass spectrometry device rapidly identifies molecular profile of cancerous tissue. Read more.3. CMS Provides Special Enrollment for Those Affected by Hurricanes

Medicare and individual insurance enrollment changed for Americans affected by Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria. Read more.

2. Express Scripts Expands Medicare Part D Offerings

The Express Scripts Medicare Value and Choice plans cover up to 75% of costs after the deductible for specialty drugs. Read more.

1. Medicare 2018: More Choices, Decreased Premiums

Medicare Part D premiums expected to decrease for the first time since 2012. Read more.