Specialty drug costs represent a disproportionately large share of prescription drug spend and employer-sponsored health plans face potentially devastating consequences as those costs continue to climb. In January 2018, Pareto retained the services of a clinical pharmacist to perform a second level of clinical prior authorizations for all specialty medications already approved by the PBM […]

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Captive Member and Vilfredo award winner, Jaynes Corporation, was recognized in Albuquerque Business First for their progressive employee wellness programs. By offering employees an on-site clinic, fitness activities, biometric screenings, and incentives for reaching wellness-performance goals, Jaynes Corporation has seen positive financial impacts for their company. 

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase made headlines with the news that they will launch an independent healthcare company for their employees.  Seth Denson, President of GDP Advisors and healthcare strategist, was interviewed on a Cincinnati radio show and explained Pareto captives are a similar initiative designed for smaller employers and share the same goal […]

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Andrew Cavenagh’s editorial in Investor’s Business Daily explains why it’s wasteful and inefficient for health insurance to cover everything from routine medical care to catastrophic claims.  This wasteful practice results in skyrocketing administrative costs, patients with no incentive to be mindful consumers of health care, and employers crippled by increasing costs. By self-insuring, employers take […]

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Too often, employees opt to neglect their health and avoid routine medical care rather than miss time at work. Employers can discourage this mindset by providing accessible primary care and incentivizing regular check-ups. Andrew Cavenagh explains why prioritizing health helps both employers and employees avoid the high costs of untreated illness.

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