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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

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Aledade says its VBC network has saved practices $1.2B over 8 years

Aledade said that its value-based care network has helped save the U.S. healthcare system save more than $1.2 billion over the past eight years. A primary care physician at an accountable care organization that works with Aledade testified that being a part of the network has yielded significant shared savings that have led to better care outcomes, such as lower re-hospitalization rates.