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Adam Rubenfire

Reporter / Chicago

Adam Rubenfire covers supply chain for Modern Healthcare. His beat responsibilities include pharmaceuticals, medical devices, capital equipment, group purchasing organizations and medical supplies. His work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Automotive News and Crain’s Detroit Business. He has a bachelor’s degree in organizational studies from the University of Michigan. He joined Modern Healthcare in 2014.

“The healthcare supply chain is very complicated, and it's wild that in the USA you can pay hundreds of dollars a month for your health insurance and assume you're getting the lowest negotiated price, even though that's not the case.” --Matthew Chaiken, Co-founder of Blink Health

Pharmacy benefit managers skip insurers in new direct-to-consumer deals


March 25, 2017

In the quest to help patients lower their prescription drug costs and deal with high-deductible health plans, pharmacy benefit managers and tech startups are elbowing out insurers. They're encouraging patients to trade their insurance cards for discount cards when they reach the pharmacy register.

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