Pharmacy benefit design: Johnson & Johnson lawsuit ushers in new ‘duty of prudence’ standard

Regardless of its outcome, this class action will dramatically change pharmacy benefit management and the standard of care to which management will be held on benefit design. BenefitsPro

DOL sends controversial new fiduciary rule to White House for review

The Department of Labor sent its fourth attempt of a new fiduciary rule, which would broaden the definition of who qualifies as a fiduciary, to the White House Office of Management and Budget for final review. BenefitsPro

Older Americans skipping surgeries over cost, missed work worries

Nearly half of those who said they were very concerned about cost ended up not having the procedure done. BenefitsPro

Change Healthcare attack costing hospitals $2B a week: Report

Provider claims to payers have dropped by more than a third in the wake of the Change Healthcare cyber attack, according to a March 13 news release from Kodiak Solutions. AHIP