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Trends That Matter for Pain Relief

Posted by Matt Breese on Jan 4, 2018

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In our weekly Trends that Matter series, we provide infographics, articles and recent news from influencers to highlight general trends affecting the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries. This week's featured topic is pain relief treatments. 

Neighborhood Health Plan (NHP) will soon begin broadly offering certain prevention, rehabilitation and drug-free pain relief treatments and prescriptions cost-free to members.

NHP is in an ongoing quest for more commercial business in Massachusetts' highly competitive market. It will beign to waive members out-of-pocket expenses for some alternative therapies to opioids. The new benefit design is being offered across several of NHP's commercial plan designs for large employer group customers.

This post is reprinted from AIS's Health Business Daily, a daily email newsletter that includes news from the nation's leading health insurers, developments from the federal and state governments that impact the health care industry, and exclusive datapoints. 

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Topics: Industry Trends, Payer