PBMI Member Newsletter

PBMI Perspectives is a focused look at the latest healthcare news stories and their practical implications for prescription drug plan sponsors. Each issue features a topic with an important impact on the healthcare system, along with evidence-based, practical advice. We do the hard work of culling out good information from junk science, so you don’t have to.

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2019 Newsletters

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PBMI's 3rd Regional Specialty Rx Forum


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On September 10th, we hosted our 3rd Specialty Rx Forum.  The meeting brought together over 100 healthcare stakeholders to join in a dynamic discussion of specialty pharmacy. We heard from several experts in the industry addressing a wide range of topics about managing specialty pharmacy. The meeting agenda also included a Hemophilia and plan sponsor panel. Check out a high-level summary of the event here.  

Speaker Interviews

Prior to the event, some of our guest speakers were also interviewed about their presentations by First Report Managed Care and AJMC. Click the links below to learn more.


 

Members News

Welcome to PBMI's New Member!

Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH)
Contact: Judy Hearn, Director of Membership

Midwest Business Group on Health (MBGH) is one of the nation’s leading and largest nonprofit employer coalitions with over 125 mid, large and jumbo self-funded public and private companies who provide health benefits to more than 4 million lives and spend over $4.5 billion annually on health care.
Members are represented by human resources and health benefits professionals with activities focused on education, networking and benchmarking, health benefits research, community-based initiatives and health benefits purchasing.
By working together, we use our collective voice to serve as catalysts for change to ensure people receive high quality, efficient and cost-effective care.

https://www.mbgh.org


Announcements

Upcoming Webinars

9/24/2019

Be sure to register for our upcoming webinars. We have several on our calendar!

2020 National Conference Call for Speakers

9/24/2019

Members have until 9/27 to submit. Send in your proposal today!

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Are You Using Your PBMI Membership to Its Fullest?

















Welcome to Our New Corporate Members in 2018



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We’re glad that you’re a member of PBMI, but are you using your membership to its fullest?  As a member, you can gain access to educational industry resources, discounts on PBMI products and conferences, download industry trend reports, and take advantage of several opportunities to promote your company.

  • Online Education—Receive an automatic 10% discount on our expanded online education program which now includes ten (10) classes. Save even more when you purchase a bundle of classes.
  • Webinars—Attend ALL PBMI webinars for FREE!  We’ve hosted 10 webinars so far this year and we have three more coming (see announcements). Our average registrations are about 300. And our average scores for webinars are 4.4 out of 5 for satisfaction; 4.6 out of 5 for quality of presenters; and 4.3 out of 5 for usefulness of information. If you've missed any of our webinars, check out our webcasts page.
  • Industry Reports— Receive discounts on our annual PBM Customer Satisfaction report. This industry-leading report provides overall satisfaction scores as well as key performance metrics on PBM service dimensions. Order the 2018 report today and get 10% off.
  • Conference/Regional Meetings—Attend PBMI meetings and receive a 10% discount on registration rates. At our meetings we bring together industry thought leaders to share the latest and best practices for tackling pharmacy benefit challenges. We look forward to seeing you in La Jolla, California, November 8th, for our Next Generation Rx Regional Forum. There's still time, register!


Are You A Corporate Member? Did You Know You Can:

  • Promote Your Company—Take advantage of the opportunity to showcase your company’s innovative solutions to address the challenges of drug benefit management. You can post your press releases, case studies, and white papers on PBMI’s website. Email info@pbmi.com.
  • Post Job Listings in PBMI’s Career Center—Are you looking for talent to join your workforce? Based on your membership type, you can post up to four jobs FREE on PBMI's national online job board dedicated to careers in the drug benefit industry.

These are just a few of the membership benefits. You can learn more by clicking here.

What's Coming Next?

We know that being a PBMI member is an investment by your organization, and we want to make sure you are getting the full value our membership offers.  As a result, we are currently reviewing our membership categories and will be enhancing our membership benefits.  We can’t wait to share what’s new with you--watch for a communication coming out soon!

Members News

Welcome our Newest Corporate Member!

Heritage Health Solutions

Contact: Patti McCoy, Senior Director Marketing

Email: pmccoy@heritagehealthsolutions.com

Heritage Health Solutions is a leading health care integrator that works closely with government entities, correctional facilities, and commercial self-funded businesses to improve patient care and reduce costs. The company leverages best in class technology coupled with a solution based entrepreneurial team to identify health and cost related issues and develop and implement custom-based solutions. Through our medical and pharmacy networks, we serve more than one million lives, resulting in improved clinical outcomes and a reduction in cost. For more information about Heritage Health Solutions, visit us at our website, follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook or call us at 469-293-3189.



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Announcements

2020 National Conference Call for Speakers

9/24/2019

Members have until 9/27 to submit. Send in your proposal today!

Upcoming Webinars

9/24/2019

Be sure to register for our upcoming webinars. We have several on our calendar!