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Summer 2017 Newsletter

The Coalition's May summit focused on the pharmacy drug cost puzzle

"We’re dedicated to making the health system work better for everyone," Sumit Dutta, vice president and chief medical officer for Optum RX, said to a group of more than 100 New Mexico business owners, employers and industry representatives at the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value's May 2017 summit.

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Coalition Executive Director Participates In Health Summit Panel

New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value Executive Director Patricia Montoya presented on a panel as part of the health summit - "ACA in turmoil: What employers can expect with healthcare in flux."

The business publication, New Mexico Business First, was the sponsor of the health summit. Editor Rachel Sams said Montoya was also invited to sit on the panel and a round table discussion - "How to make New Mexico healthier and how to impact business."

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In the Albuquerque Journal: NM coalition tackles rising drug costs

Read about the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value in the Albuquerqeue Journal

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Several prescriptions for alleviating the headache of rising drug costs were outlined Tuesday at a forum sponsored by the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value.

The forum was meant to address the expanding cost of prescription medications, which make up an estimated 20 percent of overall personal health care services paid by employers and insurers. The event drew 100 people to the Albuquerque International Balloon Museum.

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Spring 2017 Newsletter

Upcoming summit looks for a new prescription for pharmacy costs and trends

Pharmaceutical drug spending in the U.S. is spiraling higher and the New Mexico Coalition for Healthcare Value (Coalition) has set its sights on trying to find a cure by hosting its first summit to look at pharmacy costs and trends.

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