Latest WellPoint NextRx Stories

2008-09-30 09:00:59

INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint NextRx, an independent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) and the nation's largest health-plan-owned PBM, today announced the appointment of Tracy Nolan as vice president of its Specialty Pharmacy. In his new role, Nolan will be responsible for NextRx's Specialty Pharmacy strategy and operations, including medication dispensing and customized care coordination. NextRx's Specialty Pharmacy has an extensive support program that promotes...

2008-08-20 09:01:29

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- WellPoint NextRx, an independent pharmacy benefit management (PBM) company and the nation's largest health-plan-owned PBM, announced today that SureScripts-RxHub connectivity is available to physicians in Rhode Island through Blue Cross & Blue Shield Rhode Island (BCBSRI) effective August 16, 2008. The connection to SureScripts-RxHub network is part of WellPoint NextRx's e-prescribing strategy to reduce the time physicians spend managing...

2008-06-18 09:01:17

INDIANAPOLIS, June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WellPoint NextRx, the nation's largest health plan-owned pharmacy benefit management (PBM) subsidiary, announced today the results of a program to treat insomnia that was piloted in five states. The pilot program was designed to encourage a dialogue between members and their physicians about best approaches to treat insomnia before seeking the aid of sleep medications. As a result of the positive outcomes of the pilot program WellPoint's...

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