Educational Briefs

Protecting Your People & Dollars

Did you know US health care spending increased 4.6 percent to reach $3.8 trillion, or $11,582 per person in 2019?

It is crucial National CooperativeRx works to identify products and service providers that may result in low value and higher costs to our members. This means using our clinical experts and our high-dollar claim review programs to manage high-cost medications and save millions of dollars from going into the wrong hands.

Migraine Medications

According to The American Migraine Foundation, migraine affects an estimated 38 million individuals. Three to seven million of those people have chronic migraines, meaning they average 15 or more days of headache a month for at least three months. Lucky for migraine sufferers, there are new drugs on the market that could bring relief.

Fraud, Waste & Abuse

Fraud, waste and abuse adds billions of dollars in costs to health care annually. The pharmacy benefit is not immune. Read on to see how National CooperativeRx ensures our members’ dollars are being used effectively and efficiently.

Saving Members Millions

Question: What happens when our pharmacists focus on ditching unnecessary expenses and help our members streamline their pharmacy benefit plans?
Answer: Our members save $11.2 MILLION in one year.

Gene Therapy

Did you know the first gene therapy wasn’t approved in the US until 2017?
Read on to discover the advancements currently being made and how gene therapy is poised to revolutionize modern medicine.

Medical Identity Theft

Identity theft is a term commonly associated with financial transactions, but did you know it can also happen with medical and pharmaceutical information?

Antibiotic Resistance

Did you know that each year in the US, 2 million people are infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria, resulting in 23,000 deaths? National CooperativeRx has the scoop on why antibiotic resistance is a societal threat and what you can do to prevent it.

Drug Glossary

Click on the title to download this handy glossary for definitions regarding your pharmacy benefit.

Managing Prescriptions for Travel

Did you know over 53 percent of millenials made travel plans this year?
Your health and pharmaceutical needs don’t take a vacation. National CooperativeRx has you covered.

How Your Account Team Can Help

“National CooperativeRx does a number of things very well. The education, the updates and the clinical programs are really what is appreciated once they become members.”
-Mark Mason, insurance broker