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BRIEF-Optum and Merck collaborate to advance value-based contracting of pharmaceuticals
May 25, 2017 / 6:10 PM / 3 months ago

BRIEF-Optum and Merck collaborate to advance value-based contracting of pharmaceuticals

May 25 (Reuters) - Merck & Co Inc

* Optum and merck collaborate to advance value-based contracting of pharmaceuticals

* Under outcomes-based risk sharing agreements, health plans & other payers reimburse drug manufacturers on basis of clinical outcomes achieved

* Co, Optum, under collaboration will use real world data to develop simulate models linking payment for prescription medicines to patient health outcomes Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:

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