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Sep 18, 2019, 11:34 ET Prime Therapeutics' Proactive Pharmacist Calls, Informed by a Predictive Model, Improved Medicare Member Medication Use

A new study from Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) showed Medicare members' adherence to their medicines improved following proactive phone calls from...


Aug 13, 2019, 10:00 ET Kelly McGrail-Pokuta joins Prime Therapeutics as vice president, pharmacy trade relations

Today Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a total drug management company serving 23 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans with more than 28 million members...


Jul 26, 2019, 10:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Saved Clients $279 Million through Enhanced Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program

In its first year deploying an enhanced fraud, waste and abuse (FWA) program, Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) achieved an overall savings for its...


Apr 22, 2019, 10:00 ET Jarrod Henshaw joins Prime Therapeutics as senior vice president, chief supply chain and industry relations officer

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) has hired Jarrod Henshaw as senior vice president, chief supply chain and industry relations officer, effective today. ...


Mar 19, 2019, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics keeps high drug cost trends at bay: annual trend reports released

Clients of Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) with more than 28 million members nationally, saved nearly $3.4...


Feb 06, 2019, 12:00 ET Prime Therapeutics responds to safe harbor proposed rule on prescription drug rebates

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 27 million members nationally, released the following...


Jan 22, 2019, 14:00 ET Prime Therapeutics hires Sid Sahni to lead enterprise strategy, corporate development

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 27 million members nationally, welcomed Sid Sahni as its...


Oct 31, 2018, 07:00 ET Prime Therapeutics moves into new Eagan "home"

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving 22 Blue Cross and Blue Shield plans nationally, has officially completed the ...


Oct 04, 2018, 10:30 ET Prime Therapeutics inks value-based contract for Stelara® with Janssen

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 27 million members nationally, has signed a value-based...


Jun 11, 2018, 09:00 ET Matt Pammer appointed as Prime Therapeutics' Chief Information Officer

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 27 million members nationally, has named Matt Pammer chief ...


Apr 24, 2018, 10:42 ET Prime Therapeutics Finds Drug's Additional Use for Myasthenia Gravis May Significantly Impact Trend

A study by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) designed to forecast the potential use and cost of eculizumab (Soliris®), a drug...


Apr 23, 2018, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Finds Poor Adherence to High-Cost Multiple Sclerosis Therapy

Two new studies by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), using real-world integrated medical and pharmacy data, show members with...


Dec 08, 2017, 08:10 ET Prime Therapeutics Signs Outcomes-Based Contract with Novo Nordisk for Type 2 Diabetes Drug Victoza® (liraglutide)

As the rate of diabetes continues to escalate in the United States, health care payers are looking for solutions to help manage the cost of treating...


Oct 30, 2017, 12:17 ET Prime Therapeutics Applauds Cross-Functional Opioid Epidemic Report from Clinton Foundation and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Prime Therapeutics released the following statement from its Chief Medical Officer Jonathan Gavras, M.D.: A report titled "The Opioid Epidemic: From...


Oct 23, 2017, 10:00 ET New Public Opinion Survey Finds Few Safely Dispose of Unused Medicine, Most Opioid Users Weren't Told About the Potential for Opioid Addiction

As the nation grapples with the crisis of opioid abuse and misuse, a new survey by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) finds many ...


Oct 17, 2017, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics' Studies Examine Rheumatoid Arthritis Therapies and Total Cost

Two new studies by pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) show commercially insured members with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) had 3.5...


Oct 16, 2017, 09:00 ET Prime Therapeutics Controlled Substance Management Program Helped Decrease Opioid Use Among Those at Highest Risk

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, examined opioid use and prevalence...


Oct 13, 2017, 11:30 ET Prime Therapeutics Study Finds a Diabetes Drugs Value Based Insurance Design Improves Adherence, Doesn't Lower Total Cost of Care

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, found that implementing value based ...


Oct 12, 2017, 12:00 ET Mid-Year Drug Trend: Prime held spending increases to 0.8% for commercial clients, generated negative trend for government program clients

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) serving more than 20 million members nationally, today released mid-year...


Jul 20, 2017, 17:30 ET Prime Therapeutics Urges Caution on Mandates of Abuse-Deterrent Formulations of Opioids Citing Value Concerns

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) released this statement from its Chief Medical Officer, Jonathan Gavras, M.D., following today's Institute for...


Jan 27, 2017, 07:00 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 areas: ...


Jan 06, 2017, 01:01 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 vice ...


Dec 21, 2016, 01:18 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...


Sep 29, 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 high-risk...


Sep 28, 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...