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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...


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)...


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®,...


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...


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®...


30 Sep, 2014, 09:00 ET Studies show cost and use of opioid dependence treatment are increasing, spurring the need for care management programs

In 2011, approximately 5.1 million people in the United States abused prescription pain relievers (e.g. opioids).1 Clinical treatments for opioid...


29 Apr, 2014, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics ranks highest in customer satisfaction for two consecutive years

 For a second year, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) received top rating for overall customer satisfaction and most likely to recommend for...


01 Apr, 2014, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics study finds high risk opioid users have medical costs three times higher than other opioid users

 People who are at high-risk for opioid abuse use had significantly higher total medical costs ($19,513 vs. $5,493) than those...


31 Mar, 2014, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics study finds intervention can reduce use and cost of controlled substances among high risk users

In 2010, nearly 15,000 people died from overdoses involving prescription painkillers—more than those who died from heroin...


04 Feb, 2014, 19:02 ET Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy helped nearly 20,000 members save $21.2 million on specialty medicines in 2013

 Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, helped nearly 20,000 members save more than $21.2 million...


11 Dec, 2013, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics wins five 2013 MarCom Awards

For the outstanding quality and creativity of its video production and business-to-business communications, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a...