Tag Archives: coverage

Migraine patients' coverage headache: FDA OK doesn't mean insurance will pay

Last spring, weeks before the new migraine drug Aimovig hit the market, the phone calls and email started stacking up — patients around the country were contacting the UCSF Headache Center, eager to get on the medication as soon as it became available. Their enthusiasm was understandable. Aimovig was the first in a new class… Read More »

Managed Medicaid plans treat chronic conditions on par with other commercial coverage, AHIP report finds

Brief Published Nov. 14, 2018 Dive Brief: People with chronic conditions or mental health issues enrolled in Medicaid managed care plans have better clinical experiences than people without health insurance and in some cases better than those with other commercial health plans, according to a new report from America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP). Researchers found… Read More »