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2011-08-11 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics, one of the nation's leading pharmacy benefit managers (PBM), has launched four new benefits packages offering a complete spectrum of options from rich benefits to deep savings. One of the new plans, Reliance, comes with a net drug spend guarantee of $47 per prescription. "Our Reliance plan keeps costs predictable for plan sponsors," said Michael Showalter, Prime Chief Marketing Officer. "The goal is to make pharmacy...

2011-08-03 16:56:00

FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J., Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina today announced the possibility of changing its pharmacy benefit management service provider from Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) to Prime Therapeutics. This client comprises less than one-half of one percent of Medco's annual earnings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100609/MEDCOLOGO ) About Medco Medco Health Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MHS) is pioneering The world's most...

2011-07-21 12:39:00

NCPA Urges Federal Trade Commission, Congress to Block Merger ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association's (NCPA) Executive Vice President and CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA issued the following statement today regarding the proposed merger of pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) giants Express Scripts, Inc. and Medco Health Solutions, Inc.: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "The proposed merger of...

2011-07-21 10:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), announced today that Michael Showalter has joined the company as chief marketing officer (CMO). As CMO, Showalter has overall responsibility for Prime's marketing and product development efforts, focused on helping the company continue to grow as a leading pharmacy benefit manager. Showalter's proven expertise in consumer-oriented strategies will also help prepare Prime for success as the market evolves. "Michael...


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