Prime Therapeutics receives full Pharmacy Benefit Management Accreditation by URAC

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) has been awarded full Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Accreditation from URAC for its commitment to quality health care and member safety. URAC is a Washington, DC-based health care accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the health care industry. Prime has been a PBM accredited organization since 2007 and now remains accredited through 2016.

URAC's accreditation involved a rigorous review of Prime's customer service, contract terms, pharmacy distribution channels, patient safety, drug utilization management, formulary development, compliance, information technology, marketing, measurement of key metrics and quality improvement.

"URAC's Pharmacy Benefit Management accreditation demonstrates Prime's ongoing commitment to excellence in serving our clients and helping our members receive the medicines essential for their health. This is another validation for our business and our employees," said Eric Elliott, president and chief executive officer at Prime.

Prime also holds URAC accreditations for PrimeMail®, its home delivery pharmacy service, (2012) and Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy (2013).

About Prime Therapeutics
Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) helps people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. Prime manages pharmacy benefits for health plans, employers, and government programs including Medicare and Medicaid. The company processes claims and delivers medicine to members, offering clinical services for people with complex medical conditions. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Prime serves nearly 23 million people. It is collectively owned by 13 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those plans. Prime has been recognized by Modern Healthcare as one of "healthcare's hottest companies for 2013." 

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Sheila Thelemann

Prime Therapeutics

Director, Corporate Communication



SOURCE Prime Therapeutics


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