Information, News and Updates for the ABS Agent Community
APRIL / MAY 2016
TPA Today Gets a New Look:
New Mobile-Friendly Format
 
We've launched a new mobile-friendly format for TPA Today:
When opened on a Smartphone or mobile device, automatic layout adjustments will occur to optimize viewing; also, links to expanded text will allow for smaller file sizes and faster display.
 

Cofinity Merged Into First Health Network Outside MI and CO

Earlier this year, the Cofinity network outside of Michigan and Colorado was merged into parent company First Health's network. Any impacted members were automatically transitioned into the First Health network for uninterrupted coverage. The First Health Provider Lookup is now available on the ABS website. 
 

Rx News You Can Use:
2Q 2016 Formulary Update and Imatinib Generic 
 
Formulary Update
Review the Magellan RX Management 2Q 2016 formulary update hereWithin two months of the effective date of the change, customers with a prescription for any drug moving to Tier 3 status will receive a personalized letter naming the drug and identifying formulary therapeutic alternatives (Tier 1 & Tier 2).
 

Gleevic Generic
The U.S. FDA has granted approval for the first generic version of Imatinib (Gleevec),used in the treatment of various cancers including chronic myelogenous leukemia (CML).  Click here for more information.