Scott serves as an Executive Advisor, member of the Kinetiq Health Pharmacy Benefits Consulting Practice, and leadership team at Apex.  Scott works alongside Hoosier employers to help them create a culture of health and cost-savings. This is accomplished through one-on-one consultation to design short and long-term objectives and, ultimately, execution of a fully customized strategic plan for their organization’s employee health and wellness benefits programs.

Before joining Apex Benefits in 2013, Scott served privately-held employers throughout the State for 10 years at Huntington Bank. Personally driven to reduce his clients overall healthcare spend while improving their employee benefits coverage, Scott provides 8 years of diverse healthcare and insurance experience specializing in pharmacy benefits contractual analysis, plan design, and implementation, as well as healthcare cost containment strategies including reference based reimbursement, direct provider contracts, and narrow network plan design.

Scott has earned the distinguished recognition as a Certified Pharmacy Benefits Specialist and Certified Health Value Professional, in addition to completing University of California San Diego, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Drug Development Product Management Specialization program.  Scott is a group health & pharmacy benefits thought leader and may be heard on The Point, a podcast by Apex Benefits as well as Wee Dose of Radical Transparency, a short-audio podcast by Apex Benefits.

Scott has been an active member of the community serving non-profit organizations including College Mentors for Kids and Dress For Success as well as co-leading The Crew’s Crew Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping siblings through the process of losing a brother or sister.  Scott and his wife, Mandy are parishioners at St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church where their two boys, Charlie and Cooper attend school. A very affectionate French Bulldog, Dempsey also keeps the family busy!

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If I had to capture the core value that we’re bringing to our clients I would tell you that it’s helping an employer create a culture of health for their employees and their family members but also a culture of cost savings.

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Meet Scott Long, CPBS, CHVP

Scott works alongside Hoosier employers to help them achieve greater control of their employee benefits costs. As a benefits strategist, he provides one-on-one consultation to help clients execute fully customized strategic plans that enhance employee health and wellness programs. He is a group health insurance thought leader and can be heard weekly as host of The Point Podcast and The Point Podcast: Fort Wayne.

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  • July 8, 2021

    Wee Dose of Radical Transparency | EP 12

    If you’re managing a self-funded healthcare plan in 2021, chances are you know about specialty medications and how they can devastate a pharmacy benefit budget. Specialty drugs are becoming more common, so your organization needs to have a plan for …

  • March 31, 2021

    Wee Dose of Radical Transparency | EP 11

    Chances are if you manage a self-funded health plan, you know how important specialty meds are to your overall costs. The complex administration of these high-costs drugs can be intimidating. But as an HR administrator, you shouldn’t be as there’s …

  • March 14, 2021

    Wee Dose of Radical Transparency | EP 10

    Less is more, right? When it comes to pharmacy benefits, this is absolutely applicable. It’s called Lesser of Language, or language in your PBM contract that instructs PBMs must use the lowest price of a drug on the market when …

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  • March 17, 2021

    Less is More in Your PBM Contract

    What you’re looking for is referred to as “lessor of” logic or “lessor of” language. In layman’s terms, its language in your PBM contract that stipulates that if there is a lower available price, the PBM must use it as a …

  • March 7, 2021

    What Smarter Analytics Does for You

    Of course, you need to know where cost is coming from. But, equally important, you need to understand where cost is not coming from too so that you can reduce avoidable costs.

  • February 24, 2021

    Stop Focusing on Rebates, GDR Needs More of Your Attention

    I’ve got a question, have you ever caught yourself forgetting what an acronym stands for? Seriously – It happened to me this past weekend. Acronyms are all around us.

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