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Apr 29, 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...

Apr 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Prime Therapeutics Study Finds Members Using its Specialty Pharmacy More Likely to Stay on Medicines Than Those Filling Prescriptions at Retail Pharmacies

Receiving specialty drugs through Prime Therapeutics Specialty Pharmacy LLC rather than a retail pharmacy store is associated with...

Apr 03, 2014, 09:00 ET

Prime Therapeutics celebrates 10-year anniversary in Irving, Texas

 Today, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) celebrated its expansion from 100 employees to 800 employees in the 10 years it has been...

Apr 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

Prime Therapeutics Study Finds Patients More Likely to Start Specialty Medications When Out-of-Pocket Costs Are Under $250

 Pharmacy plan members with specialty drug out-of-pocket costs (OOP) less than $250 are more likely to start taking their medication than those...

Apr 01, 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...

Mar 31, 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...

Feb 04, 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...

Dec 11, 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...

Oct 14, 2013, 09:00 ET

Expanded use of breast cancer drug Herceptin (trastuzumab) can be effectively tracked by combining pharmacy and medical claims data

Expanded use of the common breast cancer drug Herceptin® (trastuzumab) can be tracked using...

Oct 11, 2013, 09:00 ET

Prime Therapeutics study shows wide variation in hemophilia treatment costs

 Treatment costs for the congenital bleeding disorders, hemophilia and von Willebrand's Disease (vWD) can vary substantially, from as little as...

Oct 10, 2013, 09:11 ET

New Prime Therapeutics report outlines seven steps to manage high-cost specialty drugs as costs rise

 Rising costs and increased use of specialty drugs are placing a greater burden on people, their employers and their health plans. In fact,...

Oct 09, 2013, 12:21 ET

Spending on chemotherapy drugs is a leading driver of drug costs, Prime Therapeutic study shows

 Chemotherapy treatment for cancer is the top cost driver among high-cost pharmacy and medical benefit plan members, according to a new study...

Oct 04, 2013, 15:08 ET

Prime Therapeutics honored with Silver Award for Best Practices in Care Coordination and Clinical Integration by URAC

Prime Therapeutics' (Prime) efforts to improve patient health and reduce health care costs were recognized on Oct. 1 at the URAC Quality Summit in...

Aug 06, 2013, 09:00 ET

Prime Therapeutics adds 80 new jobs in Albuquerque

Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), announced today that it is opening a new pharmacy...

Apr 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

Specialty pharmacy utilization management programs and 30-day supply claims may improve patient outcomes, reduce waste

Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager, will be presenting three new studies at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy...

Apr 04, 2013, 09:00 ET

Studies show increasing costs and potential for significantly higher use of specialty drugs to treat inflammatory autoimmune conditions

In recent years, biologic anti-inflammatory (BAI) specialty medications used to treat autoimmune inflammatory conditions such as...

Apr 03, 2013, 09:00 ET

Adherence to generic cholesterol-lowering drugs associated with decrease in total costs of care

 People who regularly take statins to reduce high cholesterol will see lower hospitalization rates according to a new study presented today at...

Jun 14, 2012, 13:16 ET

Pharmacy Benefit Manager Prime Therapeutics Partners with Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc.

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) announced today that it has been chosen by Horizon Healthcare Services, Inc., New Jersey's oldest and largest...

Apr 09, 2010, 13:00 ET

New Prime Therapeutics Study Bolsters Evidence that Extended Supply Improves Drug Adherence among Chronically Ill

A new study presented today at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy's 22nd Annual Meeting by Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a thought-leader in...

Apr 09, 2010, 13:00 ET

New Study Finds Three in Ten Women Take Common Breast Cancer Drug to Treat Infertility

About three in ten patients using letrozole (Femara®), a common medication for treating breast cancer, are likely taking the medication to...

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