Citizens Rx names Mary Ellen Mitchell, R.Ph, President

Nov 04, 2015, 13:28 ET from Citizens Rx

CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Pharmacy Benefit Manager Citizens Rx has named Mary Ellen Mitchell, R.Ph, President.

Ms. Mitchell is a veteran PBM executive with more than 20 years' experience in Pharmacy Benefit Management.  Prior to joining Citizens Rx, Ms. Mitchell was a principal at a national healthcare consulting firm, and prior to that served as Chief Services Officer at SXC Health Solutions and National Medical Health Card.  Ms. Mitchell's past experience also includes working as director of managed care at CVS.

"Mary Ellen Mitchell personifies excellence in our industry," said John Burns, Citizens Rx Chairman and Founder. "Without question, our company's rapid growth over the past two years is a direct result of Mary Ellen's strategic direction, knowledge base and leadership."

"We look forward to continued growth and success with Mary Ellen at the helm."

Ms. Mitchell, who previously was Chief Services Officer at Citizens,  will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company – which provides claims processing, plan design, formulary management, a 67,000 retail pharmacy network,  mail and specialty pharmacy services, 340B and rebate administration services for employer groups, Taft-Hartley, and managed care plans throughout the nation.

"I am thrilled at the opportunity to lead Citizens Rx as its President," Ms. Mitchell said "The PBM landscape is more volatile than ever, and for PBMs to maintain relevance, they must be flexible, strategic, and most important, able to execute."

"As a full-service PBM that also offers modular, unbundled solutions that are client specific, Citizens Rx is designed to do just that."

Citizens Rx is an independent, full-service pharmacy benefit manager serving employer groups, Taft-Hartley, and managed care plans throughout the nation.

For more information, contact Citizens Rx at (888) 545 1120 or email us at

Photo -


SOURCE Citizens Rx