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Archive: Better Benefits in 90
- August 10, 2021
It’s always important to ask questions to your PBM to make sure you’re getting the best benefit possible from the services. While we can come up with up to 10 different questions, we know there are three you absolutely should …
- July 13, 2021
Does your organization take an active approach to saving money through its pharmacy benefits program? You’d be surprised at the potential cost saving opportunities that exist. At Apex, our Kinetiq Health Pharmacy Benefits Consulting Program just does that — save …
- July 7, 2021
What is spread pricing? It’s how PBMs make money at the expense of you paying more money for your prescription drugs. Apex Chief Operating Officer Jim Harenberg gives an example of spread pricing and why customers should combat it in …
- June 29, 2021
Jim Harenberg, Apex Benefits COO, discusses what 10-30% savings on pharmacy benefits means to your company in real dollars.
- May 11, 2021
On this episode of Better Benefits in 90, Apex Benefits advisor Mark Goodpaster tells you the most important things to understand about PBMs.
- April 17, 2020
Apex executive advisor Scott Long discussed the top 3 reasons why you should consider a peer review of your PBM contract.
- March 6, 2020
Apex strategist Mark Goodpaster discusses pharmacy benefits and why employers shouldn’t skip over them when talking about benefits.
- February 14, 2020
Apex Benefits strategist Tom Klupchak explains what self-funding is and the advantages that come along with this solution.
- February 5, 2020
Apex strategist Jason Clemons sits down with Apex director of Apex Academy and senior account executive Toni Stinson, CPBS to discuss the pros and cons of self-funded plans. They also address the topic of what a good candidate for self-funded …
- September 23, 2019
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 19, 2019
Apex Benefits strategist Julie Hawes explains the ins and outs of worksite benefits and how they impact the employer and employee.
- September 17, 2019
Apex Benefits VP of Strategic Solutions Jim Harenberg explains how the ApexRx team ensures employers pay a fair market price for Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) services and the lowest prices for medications.