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27 Jan, 2017, 08:00 ET Prime Therapeutics is Certified for NCQA Utilization Management and Health Information Products - Pharmacy Benefit Information

National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) has certified Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), in two...


06 Jan, 2017, 13:01 ET Prime Therapeutics Names Mike Kolar Senior Vice President, General Counsel

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 22 million members nationally, has named Mike Kolar as senior...


21 Dec, 2016, 13:18 ET Prime Therapeutics fills new chief of sales position

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 22 million members nationally, has named John Drakulich as chief...


30 Sep, 2016, 11:35 ET Prime Therapeutics Finds Autoimmune Specialty Drug Spend has Doubled, Accounts for 10 Percent of Drug Expenses

In the past four years, spending on autoimmune drugs has doubled and utilization has jumped nearly 40 percent in a population of 4.4 million...


29 Sep, 2016, 11:51 ET Prime Therapeutics Intervention Associated with Fewer High-risk Medication Refills in Medicare Population

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager serving over 22 million members nationally, studied the success of its...


28 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET PrimeTherapeutics Finds Use of Short Acting Opioids Decreased, Long Acting Opioids Increased

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager serving over 22 million members nationally, analyzed pharmacy claims for both short and...


27 Sep, 2016, 12:51 ET Prime Therapeutics Research Finds Nearly Half of Members Discontinue Costly Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug After One Year

 Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager serving over 22 million members nationally, analyzed members' use of rheumatoid...


23 Sep, 2016, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Joins ICER as Flagship Member

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has joined the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER)...


19 Apr, 2016, 10:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Releases Studies on Efforts to Reduce Opioid Abuse, Misuse

Two new studies presented this week by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP)...


08 Mar, 2016, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics to provide pharmacy benefits management to Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island

 Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) announced today that it will begin managing pharmacy benefits for Blue Cross & Blue Shield of...


22 Dec, 2015, 16:42 ET Prime Therapeutics prefers both cholesterol lowering drugs Praluent® and Repatha® on its national drug list

 Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) announced today it will prefer on its national drug list, both Praluent® and Repatha®,...


23 Nov, 2015, 10:00 ET Prime Therapeutics and CoverMyMeds Help Lower the Number of High-Risk Medication Prescriptions for Seniors

Medicare beneficiaries were 57 percent less likely to receive prescriptions that may cause potential health risks as a result of a pilot program...


26 Oct, 2015, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics' studies find cholesterol-lowering statins are underused

 Nationally, approximately half of patients prescribed statins as a cholesterol lowering therapy discontinue use within the first year, and...


26 Oct, 2015, 14:00 ET Prime finds breast cancer drug Ibrance taking off, signaling importance of care management

As costly, six-figure drugs continue to gain approval by Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the need for analysis and understanding of...


26 Oct, 2015, 14:00 ET New study: Prime Therapeutics' Medication Therapy Management program increases number of adherent Medicare members

 Prime Therapeutics' LLC (Prime) researchers found up to a 40 percent higher proportion of adherent Medicare members...


18 Mar, 2015, 14:00 ET First full-year look at public exchange member drug usage released by Prime Therapeutics

During the first year public health exchanges existed, Prime Therapeutics' (Prime) members who enrolled in plans on...


16 Feb, 2015, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics study links controlled substances score to health outcomes, cost of care

In the past decade, drug overdose deaths have more than doubled and over 50 percent were related to prescription drugs.1 To help curb this...


12 Jan, 2015, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Breaks from Competition, Strikes Deals to Prefer both Harvoni, Viekira Hepatitis C Drugs

 People with Hepatitis C who are served by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) will now have...


09 Dec, 2014, 10:29 ET Prime Therapeutics Joins the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) as a Founding Corporate Member

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) announced today Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) joined the association as a...


04 Dec, 2014, 12:04 ET Prime Therapeutics wins 2014 National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Investigative Excellence Award

 Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) was named the winner of the 2014 National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association (NHCAA) Investigative Excellence...


02 Dec, 2014, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy achieves 95 percent member satisfaction

It's no surprise people living with complex illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis can improve their quality of life by...


01 Dec, 2014, 12:50 ET Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy to add nearly 100 jobs in Orlando

 One Orlando company has nearly doubled the size of its staff in the last two years.  And, it's adding approximately 100 more jobs by the...


17 Nov, 2014, 16:31 ET Prime Therapeutics wins Stevie® Awards for Women in Business

Ingrid Lindberg, chief customer experience officer at Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), and her teams were named winners of two2014 Stevie®...


10 Oct, 2014, 15:13 ET Prime Therapeutics responds to FDA approval of Gilead's latest Hepatitis C drug

 Today's U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval of Gilead's new, fixed-dose, combination Hepatitis C drug signals another spike...


09 Oct, 2014, 11:06 ET Duane Barnes, Prime Therapeutics' COO, Joins NASP / SPAARx Board of Directors

 The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) / Specialty Pharmacy Association of America (SPAARx) announced today that Duane Barnes,...