"We are excited to partner with Biogen in implementing this innovative, data-driven, and outcomes-based pricing program for MS drug therapies. We believe this program is a significant milestone in our efforts to collaborate with pharmaceutical manufacturers to find a better way to guide patients and payers down the path to value, especially in high impact disease categories," stated Jason Borschow, Chief Executive Officer of Abarca Health.
This contract builds on Abarca Health's ongoing work with Biogen to find better ways to collaborate in the treatment of patients afflicted with complex, high-cost conditions.
"We believe that contracting approaches like this will help expand access for patients. We are excited to work with an innovative partner like Abarca Health and lead the way for MS care," said Jean-Paul Kress, Executive Vice President and President, International and Head of Global Therapeutic Operations of Biogen.
Outcomes-based contracting is an important part of the future of healthcare. By partnering with manufacturers such as Biogen, Abarca Health is ensuring greater accountability around the investments made by payers and patients in high cost treatments, which leads to better access and better outcomes for patients.