Deb Thomsen, the Vice President of Coalition Development at National CooperativeRx, has been with the company since its creation. She is responsible for negotiating the best pharmacy benefit management contract and heads the clinical, account management and communication departments. I recently sat down with Deb to discuss the evolution of National CooperativeRx and her seat
For Chris Schanz, interacting with people has always been the foundation of a fulfilling career. As a strategic account executive, Chris’ main focus is his relationship with members. He educates members and helps them implement the best plan design for their organization. “The most rewarding part of my job is when I’m able to provide
Americans spend five hours per day on mobile apps alone. 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.
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.
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
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
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