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2012-07-23 10:25:16

ST. PAUL, Minn., July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), today announced it has implemented PlanCompare, a new solution for Medicare plan comparison. Prime has entered into an agreement with DRX, a leading provider of Medicare Plan comparison tools, technology and data, to offer this service to its members. DRX's PlanCompare combines data transfer and plan comparison technology to facilitate enrollments and reduce costs. It allows...

2012-07-19 06:26:02

EAGAN, Minn., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota (Blue Cross) board of trustees announced that Kenneth Burdick has left the organization as president and CEO, effective immediately. The Board became aware of concerns related to whether there had been adequate disclosure of some anticipated business activities and immediately initiated a Board review and internal investigation of the matter. The internal investigation concluded there had been...

2012-07-19 06:25:52

WOONSOCKET, R.I., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In light of this morning's news that Walgreens will re-enter Express Scripts broadest network on September 15th, 2012, CVS Caremark is now better able to clarify what we believe will be the overall estimate of the impact from the impasse for the remainder of 2012. The Company's existing guidance only reflects the estimated benefit from the stalemate continuing through the end of the second quarter. Given that the impasse is expected to last for...

2012-06-28 06:28:48

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "This is very good news for consumers, and as a company charged with helping our clients secure affordable medicine for customers, we are prepared to ensure a cost-effective, efficient individual market offering," said Eric Elliott, president and CEO of pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics. "Prime has spent the past two years preparing for the introduction of state-based health care exchanges and other PPACA provisions, and is encouraged...

2012-06-27 06:26:04

WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS) today announced the appointment of Stephen J. Gold to the position of Chief Information Officer. Gold joins CVS Caremark on July 9 and will focus on bringing new and differentiating technology solutions to the company's retail and pharmacy benefit management businesses. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/NE75914LOGO ) Gold has more than 30 years of experience in designing and implementing...

2012-06-21 10:25:09

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has been ranked as the No. 19 top large company on the Minneapolis Star Tribune's Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota list. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about company direction, conditions, career opportunities, managers and pay and benefits. "The engagement and success of our employees is vital to our company's...

2012-06-14 06:24:44

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) announced today that it has been chosen by Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey's oldest and largest health insurance company serving 3.6 million members, to provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services to its non-Medicare customers beginning April 1, 2013. CVS Caremark currently provides PBM services for Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc. Prime Therapeutics, owned by 13 Blue Cross Blue Shield Plans,...

2012-06-13 10:24:04

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy spending for pharmacy benefit manager, Prime Therapeutics increased only 1.3 percent from 2010 to 2011, the result of strong collaboration on making drugs affordable and keeping costs down. This marks the second straight year that Prime has shown a decrease in drug trend (it stood at 2.9 percent in 2010), despite manufacturer price increases and increased use of prescription drugs. "Appropriately managing our drug trend each year is...

2012-06-04 06:26:40

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime) announces the appointment of Ingrid Lindberg to the new role of chief customer experience officer (CxO). The creation of this role affirms Prime's commitment to making the customer its top priority in the business of pharmacy benefit management. Lindberg will be responsible for developing and driving the customer experience strategy across all points of contact for Prime's 20 million pharmacy customers nationwide....

2012-05-30 06:25:54

ST. PAUL, Minn., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), announces enhanced capability to its oncology management program. Prime previously announced its plans to collaborate with two oncology management companies to offer its health plan clients options in addressing oncology management challenges that are uniquely driven by the markets it serves. Prime has engaged Cardinal Health Specialty Solutions to offer a web-based medical...