Volume 13| January 16, 2019
RxReins is a dedicated Managing General Underwriter (MGU) specializing in prescription stop loss insurance for group benefit plans. We work closely with Brokers, TPAs and PBMs to provide the best available products from multiple A-rated carriers in all fifty states . RxReins is a member of the ELMC Risk Solutions family of companies.
2019 Pipeline: Specialty Drug Approvals on the Horizon

" Several new specialty therapies were  approved this past year by the FDA . Looking ahead, there are a plethora of promising new treatments for a range of specialty conditions in the 2019 drug pipeline. Here’s a look at some of the therapies slated for FDA approval over the next yea r. "   

Price Transparency: Impact of Hospitals Posting Sticker Prices Online

" As of Jan. 1, in the name of transparency, the Trump administration required that all hospitals post their list prices online. But what is popping up on medical center websites is a dog’s breakfast of medical codes, abbreviations and dollar signs — in little discernible order — that may initially serve to confuse more than illuminate."

Drug Companies Greet 2019 With U.S. Price Hikes

" Drugmakers kicked off 2019 with price increases in the United States on more than 250 prescription drugs, including the world's top-selling medicine, Humira, although the pace of price hikes was slower than last year."

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How to Avoid Specific Stop Loss Lasers

Employers who have specific deductibles of less than $100K may have noticed an increase in lasers under their medical specific stop loss coverage. Most of these lasers aren’t the result of medical expenses. They are related to prescription drug expenses. As specialty drug utilization continues to rise, employers are incurring more costs for Rheumatoid Arthritis and Multiple Sclerosis drugs. Employers can avoid lasers by carving out their Rx from their medical specific stop loss and placing an Aggregate policy on their prescription drug plan.
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