HHS’s First Annual Report Evaluating the Impact of the No Surprises Act

The Departments of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued the first annual report on the impact of the No Surprises Act (NSA). The report “focuses largely on establishing a baseline and a framework for further evaluation” and “details key trends in factors that will be important to evaluate NSA effects including: the implementation and impacts … Continued

aequum CEO Christine Cooper Wins TITAN Woman in Business Award

The TITAN Women In Business Awards annually celebrates the achievements of women who are making a significant contribution in various industries and professions, from accomplished executives to rising entrepreneurs, who demonstrate exceptional innovation, excellence, and leadership in their respective fields. Through its partnership with the International Awards Associate (IAA), this esteemed competition has captured the … Continued

Perspective on Specialty Rx and Alternative Funding Programs

Prescription drug costs are a major concern among employer groups of all sizes. Increased use of prescription drugs increased nationwide spending tenfold – from $30 billion in 1980 to $335 billion in 2018 (adjusted for inflation in 2018 dollars). Driving much of that increase over the past ten years is specialty pharmacy whose costs have … Continued