Argus Health Systems Renews Pharmacy Administration Services Contract With Humana
New Agreement Extends 10-Year Relationship Through 2020
Jun 18, 2015, 10:30 ET
KANSAS CITY, Mo., June 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Argus Health Systems, a DST company providing pharmacy and health management solutions to key healthcare organizations, today announced a renewal of its contract with Humana Inc. to provide the health insurer with pharmacy claims processing, reporting, and other administration services.
Argus has been supporting Humana's core pharmacy benefit initiatives, including its Medicare Part D drug benefit strategy, since 2005. The new agreement will extend the contract through June of 2020.
According to Jonathan Boehm, President and CEO of DST's Healthcare segment, Argus is well positioned to help Humana achieve the best possible outcomes for its members.
"Our pharmacy management business has made significant investment in its clinical, network, and analytic capabilities," says Boehm, "all with an eye toward helping companies like Humana effectively manage their member populations. We've come to know Humana well over the last ten years, and I'm confident in our ability to support their continued growth over the next five."
DST has continually expanded and enhanced its Healthcare Services' offerings to address the changing needs of the industry. DST, by combining its medical and pharmacy insights with prescriptive analytics, is building and deploying solutions that drive both better clinical outcomes and better financial results.
"Our customers operate in complex and highly regulated health industries," says Boehm. "I think we are uniquely positioned to help participants more effectively manage their member population with convergent solutions that leverage our medical and pharmacy insights."
For more information on Argus and its convergent solutions, visit www.argushealth.com.
About Argus Health Systems
Argus Health Systems, Inc. is the nation's preeminent provider of pharmacy and health management solutions. A wholly-owned subsidiary of DST Systems, Inc., Argus offers modular to full-service solutions focused on lowering plan cost and improving patient and provider quality measures. With headquarters in Kansas City, MO, Argus serves a wide range of clients and key healthcare organizations, including managed care organizations, pharmacy benefit managers, and pharmaceutical manufacturers.
Humana Inc., headquartered in Louisville, Ky., is a leading health and well-being company focused on making it easy for people to achieve their best health with clinical excellence through coordinated care. The company's strategy integrates care delivery, the member experience, and clinical and consumer insights to encourage engagement, behavior change, proactive clinical outreach and wellness for the millions of people it serves across the country. More information regarding Humana is available at www.humana.com
Laura M. Parsons
DST Global Public Relations
SOURCE Argus Health Systems
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