2019 Annual Meeting Recap

Emily Torgerson  •   May 30, 2019

Just like that, another year has flown by! National CooperativeRx hosted its 2019 Annual Meeting earlier this month, marking 15 years of providing our members best-in-class customer service and access to high-quality, cost-effective prescription drugs and services. Larry Richardson, Board Chair, began the morning by welcoming the largest Annual Meeting audience in history and introducing

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Board of Directors Announcement

Emily Torgerson  •   May 29, 2019

As National CooperativeRx is member-owned and member-governed, it’s important our objectives align with those of our members. To ensure that, our Board of Directors is elected by membership. Applicants go through a vetting process performed by a committee of current board representatives, and member voting occurs online leading up to our Annual Membership Meeting. We’re

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

Emily Torgerson  •   May 16, 2019

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the US, with over 5 million cases diagnosed each year.1 However, skin cancer is also one of the most preventable types of cancer, and with May being Skin Cancer Awareness Month, it couldn’t be a better time to learn more about the disease and how to

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NCRx Pipeline Report 5.1.19

Erica Guetzlaff  •   May 1, 2019

National CooperativeRx constantly monitors the pharmaceutical pipeline for the latest drugs to share with our members. As treatment options change, it’s important to know which drugs bring the highest value, and that’s where we come in with our new quarterly NCRx Pipeline Reports. Gain access to insight on market changes and how they may impact

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Emily Torgerson: Modern Millennial

Emily Torgerson  •   April 15, 2019

Known for her creative writing skills and ability to juggle multiple projects, Emily Torgerson is a key member of the account management team leading communication efforts for National CooperativeRx. Emily is famous with the staff for deep roots in her hometown of Eau Claire, Wis. She makes frequent trips to visit family and friends and

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Erica Guetzlaff, PharmD.: Clinical Services Manager

Emily Torgerson  •   March 7, 2019

Please join us in welcoming our newest clinical services manager, Erica Guetzlaff, to National CooperativeRx! She’s an excellent resource to both members and staff for clinical plan design recommendations. Coming from a similar background with her previous employer, Erica is excited to delve into her new role and start improving our members’ pharmacy benefit plan

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Todd Grams: Sales Manager

Emily Torgerson  •   February 21, 2019

Todd Grams is a new sales manager at National CooperativeRx. Todd’s responsibilities include assisting agents, brokers and consultants in educating plan sponsors on how joining National CooperativeRx can provide the right pharmacy benefits for their participants, while saving money and promoting good health. I had the chance to get to know Todd with a lightning round

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Doug Finney: Strategic Account Executive

Emily Torgerson  •   February 7, 2019

Meet Doug Finney, the newest addition to our account management team at National CooperativeRx! Doug helps members understand their benefit plan design and identify areas in need of improvement. Previously a senior consultant of account management at CVS Health, Doug brings substantial pharmacy benefit knowledge and a unique perspective to the Cooperative. A native of

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HHS Proposed Rebate Rule

Josh Bindl  •   February 4, 2019

After several mentions over the past few months, on January 31, 2019, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a proposed rule to lower prescription drug prices and out-of-pocket costs by encouraging manufacturers to pass discounts directly on to patients. Some details were provided in the announcement; however, many questions remain. The HHS

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National CooperativeRx 2019 Outlook

Josh Bindl  •   January 9, 2019

As we close 2018, National CooperativeRx celebrates an 11% increase in membership totaling an estimated 320,000 lives after January 2019 enrollment numbers are received. This growth allows the Cooperative to do more and offer greater value for our members. Anchored by the value of our new contract, we have added value through our expanded high-dollar

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