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2012-11-29 08:29:47

CHAPEL HILL, N.C., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning January 1, 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) Medicare beneficiaries will have their pharmacy benefits managed by Prime Therapeutics (Prime). Prime has been providing pharmacy benefit management services to BCBSNC commercial customers since April 1, 2012. This expansion provides opportunity for additional savings in pharmacy costs and uniquely designed services and programs to thousands of Medicare...

2012-11-14 16:25:44

"Five star" status expands enrollment opportunity throughout all of 2013 EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A special designation from the federal government is making it possible for Medicare-eligible individuals in Minnesota to enroll in Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota's MedicareBlue(SM) Rx prescription drug plan throughout 2013. MedicareBlue Rx is the only prescription drug plan in Minnesota to receive the top rating from the Centers for Medicare &...

2012-10-26 07:23:55

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a pharmacy benefit management company, has been honored alongside other recipients of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces(TM) Award at a gala held at the Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco, California, on October 25, 2012. This annual award recognizes top employers that display leadership and innovation towards engaging their employees. "At Prime Therapeutics, we believe engaged employees are a...

2012-10-25 07:32:30

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Eric Elliott, President and CEO at Prime Therapeutics, will be a keynote speaker at the 1st Annual Therigy Specialty Pharmacy Leadership Congress in Orlando, Florida, on October 25, 2012. Elliott's keynote, entitled "The Specialty Pharmacy Benefit - The Employer's Perspective," provides insight on how connectivity - between the patient, the health plan, the PBM, pharmaceutical manufacturers and retail pharmacies -- will be key to helping employer...

2012-10-04 06:26:22

ST. PAUL, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study presented today by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime), in collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross), at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 2012 Educational Conference, showed that individuals with high cholesterol who stayed on their statin medications over a two-year period were healthier but had a slightly higher overall cost of care. The study found individuals adherent to statin...

2012-10-04 06:26:20

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics (Prime), in collaboration with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, found that the recent dramatic increase in Multiple Sclerosis (MS) specialty drug costs has resulted in the drug costs now accounting for more than two-thirds of the patients total cost of care. While many with MS have seen improved quality of life as a result of drug therapy, unfortunately these MS specialty drug cost...

2012-09-17 06:28:43

CHICAGO, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Health Care Service Corporation (HCSC), and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Montana (BCBSMT), today announced their intention for BCBSMT to join forces with the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans in Illinois, Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico in a new alliance with HCSC, which operates these Plans. HCSC is an Illinois mutual legal reserve company, operates as a not-for-profit, and is the nation's largest customer-owned health insurer. BCBSMT is Montana's...

2012-08-21 06:27:19

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has been selected as the exclusive PBM and third party administrator for the HR Policy Association's Pharmaceutical Coalition, the lead organization representing chief human resource officers of more than 330 of the largest corporations in the United States and globally. Through the new program, members of the coalition will have a fully transparent contractual agreement. The...

2012-08-01 10:25:54

ST. PAUL, Minn., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has launched Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy(TM) (Prime Specialty Pharmacy), a new integrated specialty pharmacy focused on providing easier access to affordable medicine. Prime clients will begin transitioning to the new pharmacy beginning August 1. Specialty drugs are typically high-cost medications that are often used to treat sick and vulnerable patients with chronic...

2012-07-27 06:21:53

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark Corporation (NYSE: CVS) will be holding a conference call on Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. (EDT) with analysts and investors to discuss its second quarter 2012 financial results. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO) An audio webcast of the conference call will be broadcast simultaneously through the Investor Relations portion of the CVS Caremark website for all interested parties. To access the...