(273) More recently, the 2015 PBMI
survey below reports
"This year we had a record number of submissions for our annual awards, and we congratulate OptumRx for its outstanding efforts to make Specialty Pharmacy more personalized for patients and caregivers who are dealing with challenging health conditions," said Jane Lutz, executive director of PBMI
. "Programs like BriovaLive help ensure that patients have the support they need to take their medications safely and effectively, and provide a human touch that is often just as important."
analysts based the report on results from a survey of 302 employers with about 16 million U.S.
And employer satisfaction with PBMs in general remains high according to PBMI
's latest survey.
"Patients taking specialty medications often face a number of important challenges, including serious illness and complex treatment regimens," said Kathleen Fairman, PBMI
's vice president of research and education at the awards presentation in Las Vegas.
According to the institute's 2007 Prescription Drug Benefit Cost and Plan Design Report, cost increases over the past year averaged 6.9%, the lowest rate since the PBMI
began charting employers' drug costs in 1995.
"We have been working hard to meet our clients' plan goals and are committed to continue providing programs that work to improve customer satisfaction and plan savings," PharmaCare president and chief executive officer Greg Weishar says about the PBMI
's research findings demonstrate that how PBMs conduct business does impact employer satisfaction with their services," says PBMI
president Dana Felthouse.
-- Reimbursement for both retail and mail-service pharmacy continues to decrease, according to the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI
-- The Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute's (PBMI
) 2005 Customer Satisfaction Report gives CVS Corp.'s PharmaCare subsidiary the top ranking for overall service and performance.
"Express Scripts' Zero Dollar Copay program is an innovative solution to help plan sponsors and their members take advantage of the cost savings associated with generic drugs," maintains PBMI
president Michael Deskin.
assets--achieved top ranking among both publicly traded as well as privately held companies in a customer service survey that was conducted by the Pharmacy Benefit Management Institute (PBMI