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Old 12-03-2017, 08:51 PM
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If CVS believes the Amazon thing is real, they may be looking at it simply from the perspective of two worse case scenarios. They do nothing and Amazon enters the market, insurers may be drawn from them and towards Amazon for drug needs, or CVS chooses to be proactive, recognizing they will lose a little off the top but gain a sure base of customers through Aetna. If the whole Amazon thing is realized, the major drug retailers may be looking at losses either way they slice it.
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so question-how can all the health insurers that currently use CVS as PBM move foward? Seems there may be some conflict with this? It must impact the current relations
How many carriers use Optum as a PBM besides UHC? Real question, I have no idea.
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Also, a huge amount of profit is derived from selling data and the analytics derived from it.


Huge money in data, especially if you have both Rx and the health results to go along with it from the health insurer side.
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DOJ approved the merger, contingent upon the company divesting the Part D business.

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DOJ approved the merger, contingent upon the company divesting the Part D business.

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Really? I think it has a better chance than Aetna-na (Aetna + Humana)
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Jeez...

It doesn't feel like Part D is all that steep a price to pay here...
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Next guess: Humana will purchase the Part D.
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Next guess: Humana will purchase the Part D.
Walmart is buying Humana.
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Next guess: Humana will purchase the Part D.
Youíre pushing your luck dude!

How big of a player is Aetna in the Part D market? Who are the top three Part D players? I need to get up to speed on this, oral drugs are becoming kind of a big deal to me and Iím not up to speed.
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