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2014-04-04 08:25:37

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Patrick Gleason, Pharm.D., director of health outcomes at Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), has been awarded the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Spirit of Volunteerism Award for 2014. Dr. Gleason accepted the award on April 2 at the Annual Awards Dinner during its 26(th) Annual Meeting and Expo in Tampa, Fla. The annual awards ceremony recognizes outstanding members for their significant contributions to managed care pharmacy and...

2014-04-03 08:30:59

Company expands from 100 to 800 employees in one decade IRVING, Texas and ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) celebrated its expansion from 100 employees to 800 employees in the 10 years it has been located in Irving, Texas. Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne joined Eric Elliott, president and CEO of Prime, to celebrate its 10-year anniversary and continued growth in Irving. In April 2004, Prime, a leading pharmacy benefits management...

2014-04-03 08:30:57

Coordinating Benefits, Customizing Care Management Programs and Providing Member Support Associated with Improved Adherence to Multiple Sclerosis (MS), Autoimmune, and Oral Oncology Drugs ST. PAUL, Minn., April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Receiving specialty drugs through Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC rather than a retail pharmacy store is associated with improved adherence to these medicines, according to a new study by Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime). The study, which...

2014-04-02 08:34:06

ST. PAUL, Minn., April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy plan members with specialty drug out-of-pocket costs (OOP) less than $250 are more likely to start taking their medication than those with higher OOP. This finding is according to a new study presented by Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) 26th Annual Meeting & Expo in Tampa, Fla. Increasing member out-of-pocket costs is a common strategy for controlling escalating costs of...

2014-04-01 08:30:10

Rate of high risk use low among commercially insured ST. PAUL, Minn., April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- People who are at high-risk for opioid abuse use had significantly higher total medical costs ($19,513 vs. $5,493) than those who were not at high risk according to a new study by Prime Therapeutics (Prime). The Centers for Medicare & Medicare Services (CMS) defines high risk as "using a daily morphine equivalent dose (MED) of greater than 120 mg for at least 90 consecutive days,...

2014-03-27 08:33:19

ROCKVILLE, Maryland, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Infosys Public Services, Inc. [http://www.infosyspublicservices.com ], a US based subsidiary of Infosys [http://www.infosys.com ], today announced that it has been selected by Prime Therapeutics LLC [http://www.primetherapeutics.com ] (Prime Therapeutics), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), to set up a testing center of excellence (COE) and consolidate the delivery of its application testing services as part of a new...

2014-03-19 23:28:02

Based on an analysis done by Avalere Health LLC exclusively for The AIS Report on Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans of data recently released by CMS, Blues plans now collectively top 2 million MA members. Washington, DC (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 Collectively, the nation’s Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans began 2014 with nearly 2.3 million Medicare Advantage (MA) enrollees — up almost 16% since February 2013, according to an exclusive analysis done by Avalere Health LLC of data from the...

2014-02-04 20:23:56

Copay offsets-coupons and patient assistance programs-assist members with high-cost medicine ST. PAUL, Minn., Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, helped nearly 20,000 members save more than $21.2 million on high-cost, specialty medicines in 2013 by helping members secure specialty copay offset programs. These copay offsets - mainly manufacturers' coupons and patient assistance programs (PAPs) - are one way Prime helps to lower out...

2014-01-13 08:29:55

ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to improve the quality and total cost of care for its members, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) has entered into a collaborative arrangement with MDdatacor, Inc. The agreement will enable Prime to deliver enhanced drug therapy opportunities to health care professionals enrolled in a pay-for-performance network. Prime will use medical and pharmacy claims data to generate drug therapy opportunities from its GuidedHealth(SM) clinical...


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