Sometimes an opportunity to save hundreds, even thousands of dollars isn't enough incentive for someone to make a simple switch. That's why we're doing it for them.
When asked to describe himself in three words, he replied: "Patient. Inquisitive. Loyal." If there were a fourth, we would add "modest." Get to know Dr. J in this inaugural edition of our employee profile/Q&A.
Too bad there are no back-to-school sales on medications. However, we looked at our members' savings opportunities across asthma, allergy and ADHD categories and found an average savings of $194 per fill.
Rx Savings Solutions is all about achieving the lowest possible prescription costs for our members, as well as the employers or health plans that provide their coverage. That means supporting whatever rebate strategies our clients may have in place.
With the way the current system is structured, pharma has no reason to lower prices. Only a free, functioning market will allow consumers to inflict pricing pressures.
As if the cost of some medications isn't bad enough, simply getting a prescription moved can underscore the need for a solution like ours. Our new VP of Engineering found out over the holiday.
These truths are self-evident: Americans pay more for prescription drugs than any other nation, and the problem keeps getting worse. This must be how the Founding Fathers felt. Instead of taking up arms, there's another way to fight pricing tyranny.
Often times, there's a Titanic-size difference between a member copay and the employer or plan's cost for prescription drugs. If members could see the whole picture, they might steer a better course.
Introduced this year, these programs prevent a plan member's copay assistance from accumulating against a deductible or out-of-pocket maximum. Hence, the confusion in terms, and also confusion for the member.
Our Pharmacist Notes feature communicates critical clinical information to members that might just make their day, or save their life. More than 1,000 notes (and counting) now appear on the member portal.
When will healthcare experience its "Uber Moment"? One thing's for sure, payers aren't waiting around for Washington or current industry players to solve the problem.