As a team of benefits strategists, we work hard every day to make sure we’re exceeding client expectations and providing the most innovative and value-generating plan designs and advisory services.
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!
eBook: Creating a Culture of Health and Cost Savings
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.
Wee Dose of Radical Transparency
March 31, 2021
Chances are if you manage a self-funded health plan, you know how important specialty meds are to your overall costs. …
March 14, 2021
Less is more, right? When it comes to pharmacy benefits, this is absolutely applicable. It’s called Lesser of Language, or …
February 19, 2021
Have you ever caught yourself forgetting what a certain acronym stands for? There’s so many in the world that we’re …
The Point Podcast
October 29, 2020
Apex wraps up its celebration of American Pharmacists Month with a discussion about the future of pharmacy. Apex Pharmacy Benefit …
October 27, 2020
What makes a specialty drug exactly that? And how much of the pharmacy benefit spend goes toward specialty drugs?
October 20, 2020
What are the chances you’ve put IT and pharmacy in the same sentence before? Probably not likely. However, Tony Dao, …
PHARMACY BENEFITS CONSULTING
The Point Podcast: Fort Wayne
December 23, 2020
Cam Davis and Rob Kee come from different backgrounds, but both discovered through First Fridays they have a passion for …
December 9, 2020
On this episode of The Point Podcast: Fort Wayne, Apex Benefits Strategist Kassee Lamm chats with JA’s Stephen Hilker and …
November 24, 2020
Did you know the only authorized facility to teach the Feuerstein Model in North America is housed in Fort Wayne? …
March 17, 2021
What you’re looking for is referred to as “lessor of” logic or “lessor of” language. In layman’s terms, its language in …
March 7, 2021
Of course, you need to know where cost is coming from. But, equally important, you need to understand where cost is …
February 24, 2021
I’ve got a question, have you ever caught yourself forgetting what an acronym stands for? Seriously – It happened to …