There’s an App for That

Emily Torgerson  •   December 14, 2017

Americans spend five hours per day on mobile apps alone.[1] CVS Health offers three apps that make it easier for your employees to manage their health. With just one click, you and your employees may save money on pharmaceutical benefits. Help your employees take charge of their health by informing them of the apps below. […]

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2019 Master Contract Update

I am pleased to announce the request for proposal (RFP) process for our new pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) Master Contract is coming to a close.

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CVS Health Purchasing Aetna

Josh   •   December 6, 2017

This purchase solidifies CVS/caremark as the largest PBM. Additionally, it removes any risk of their largest block of business (Aetna) leaving, as when Anthem split from Express Scripts. With this purchase, and the additional strength that comes with it to negotiate discounts and rebates, the purchasing power of CVS/caremark is at an all-time high.

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Member Survey Results

Jen   •   November 30, 2017

In honor of our cooperative nature, we recently conducted a survey to ask members for their input. We had a great number of responses and were flattered by the feedback received.

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New Board Representative from the Lone Star State

Emily Torgerson  •   November 16, 2017

Please join us in welcoming our newest board representative! Don Graham, Executive Director of the ISAS Group Benefits Trust, was appointed to the National CooperativeRx Board of Directors effective November 1, 2017 to fill the position of a departing board representative. The ISAS Trust does business in Texas and Oklahoma, providing affordable, sustainable and comprehensive […]

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Money, Money, Money

Deb Steele  •   November 6, 2017

We are happy to report that National CooperativeRx has been able to pay out over $39 MILLION to our members this year — and the year isn’t over yet.

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National CooperativeRx Expands Account Management Team

Emily Torgerson  •   October 18, 2017

Please welcome Matt Dengel to our staff! Matt is a lifelong Wisconsin resident and is excited to continue his career at the National CooperativeRx headquarters in the Madison area. As an account manager, Matt will review our members’ plan designs and recommend plan changes that provide the highest value for their dollar. Prior to joining […]

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Top 5 Ways We Commit to Members

Jen   •   1 Comment

October is Cooperative Month, and the theme for 2017 is Cooperatives Commit. This month, National CooperativeRx is proud to share the top five ways that we commit to our members.

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Using Our In-House Pharmacists as a Resource

Emily Torgerson  •   October 5, 2017

American Pharmacists Month Did you know that October is American Pharmacists Month? In honor of the daily contributions that pharmacists make to the health care field, we’re highlighting your very own in-house pharmacists at National CooperativeRx. Keep reading to learn how you as a member can use them as a resource. Wayne Salverda, R.Ph. Wayne […]

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Top 6 Reasons to Visit Your Local Pharmacist

Jocelyn Kerl  •   October 1, 2017

Pharmacists are one of the most accessible health care providers in our communities. At every pharmacy, you will find at least one pharmacist ready and able to answer your medication questions — likely without an appointment. In honor of National Pharmacist Month, I encourage you to utilize your pharmacist as a resource in one or […]

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