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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Director of Sales and Marketing Selected

Emily Torgerson  •   November 6, 2018

We are pleased to announce our new Director of Sales and Marketing will be our very own Kyle Kapusta! A lifelong Chicagoland resident, Kyle has been a regional sales manager for almost five years and is thrilled to take on a leadership role at National CooperativeRx. “I’m honored that my co-workers respect and trust my

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Mike Sugden: End of an Era

Emily Torgerson  •   October 4, 2018  •   1 Comment

It is with mixed emotions that we announce the retirement of our National Sales Leader, Mike Sugden. Mike will retire at the end of 2018 after 42 years in various sales leadership roles within the health insurance industry. Mike joined our team in 2012 and played a crucial part in making the Cooperative what it

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National CooperativeRx by the Numbers

Deb Steele  •   September 7, 2018

We are pleased to announce National CooperativeRx has paid out $4.7 MILLION to our members in rebate true-up, audit recoveries, patronage and retired equity so far this year. The Cooperative membership is at an all-time high and our strength continues to grow with each added plan sponsor. Our incredible size allows us to not only

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Understanding Clinical Program Offerings

Emily Torgerson  •   August 24, 2018

National CooperativeRx works with one of the industry’s leading pharmacy benefit managers to ensure our members’ plans have enough options to control costs and keep participants healthy. All our members have different needs and we use our independent expertise and purchasing power to guide them to the clinical package that best meets their objectives. The

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Opioid Program Results

Josh Bindl  •   August 9, 2018

What are you doing about opioids? By now, we are all aware of the addictive nature of opioid medications. What’s unfortunate is how long it has taken society to act. At our 2015 and 2016 annual meetings, National CooperativeRx educated members and partners about opioids, their addictive nature and how they impact the workforce. Today,

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Member-Owned & Member-Governed

Emily Torgerson  •   May 31, 2018

To ensure National CooperativeRx’s objectives align with those of its members, the Board of Directors is elected by membership.

We are pleased to announce the election results from our 2018 Annual Meeting.

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Ten Things to Watch for in 2018

Josh Bindl  •   January 11, 2018

2017 easily finished as one of our highest years for net income. This means more money returned to members’ pockets in 2018.

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CVS Health Purchasing Aetna

Josh Bindl  •   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

Emily Torgerson  •   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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