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Archive: Pharmacy Benefits
- April 17, 2020
Wee Dose of Radical Transparency | EP 2
Most recognize Average Wholesale Price (AWP) as the most widely used pricing index for pharmacy benefits contracts. Apex executive advisor Scott Long tells you why AWP is neither average or based on wholesale prices.
- April 17, 2020
Wee Dose of Radical Transparency | EP 1
Your role as an employee benefits leader working with pharmacy benefits is not to shift costs to employees by raising deductibles, just changing copays or a PBM reprice.
- March 6, 2020
Better Benefits in 90 | Buying a Car and PBM Contracts
Apex strategist Mark Goodpaster discusses pharmacy benefits and why employers shouldn’t skip over them when talking about benefits.
- November 13, 2019
Substantial Rx Cost Savings Identified for Small Business
The team of Certified Pharmacy Benefits Specialists reviewed the employer’s pharmacy claims and pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) contract. Apex contract assessments include taking a deep look in to pharmacy benefit contractual terms.
- October 31, 2019
Why CPBS Certification Matters
Why does this designation matter and what can a CPBS do for you? CPBS professionals are trained far beyond just knowing the basics of pharmacy benefits.
- October 29, 2019
What’s Your Game Plan for Containing Rx Renewal Rates?
The burden remains on benefit managers to deliver the best solutions to their employees – at the most affordable costs for their workforce.
- October 18, 2019
RELEASE: High-Cost Medications Event to Feature Lilly, Cigna and Swiss Re Executives
Indiana employers are invited to join Apex and global pharmaceutical and health industry leaders for a pharmacy supply chain presentation.
- October 14, 2019
New EmployersRx Coalition Acts on Rising Drug Prices
As the new coalition of health advocacy organizations called EmployersRx ramps up its efforts to impact “lowering drug prices and promoting price transparency,” we’ll certainly be watching.
- October 3, 2019
Can Your PBM Answer These 3 Questions?
Responsible for managing employee benefits at your company? When was the last time you read through your pharmacy benefit management (PBM) contract?
- September 23, 2019
Better Benefits in 90 | Differential or “Spread” Pricing
Jim Harenberg, Apex Benefits COO, talks about two different ways you can structure your pharmacy benefits contract and become the best consumer possible. These two ways are the pass-through approach and the differential or “spread” based pricing approach.
- September 17, 2019
Better Benefits in 90 | Pharmacy Benefits Contract Health Assessment
Jim Harenberg, Apex Benefits COO, explains what a Pharmacy Contract Health Assessment is and the value it delivers in helping employers reduce Rx costs.
- August 9, 2019
Apex Pharmacy and Wellness Experts to Present at the 2019 HR Indiana SHRM Conference
Apex Benefits VP of Strategic Solutions Jim Harenberg, Certified Pharmacy Benefits Specialist, and Director of Population Health Sarah Michaels, RN, will speak at the Twenty-Fifth Annual HR Indiana Conference in Indianapolis.