VIDEO: What is a Pharmacy Benefit Manager?

Oct 8, 2015

Express Scripts puts medicine within reach of tens of millions of people by aligning with our clients, taking bold action and delivering patient-centered care to make better health more affordable and accessible.

At Express Scripts, we work with plan sponsors to provide a benefit that delivers the best clinical outcome and the lowest possible cost.

This means making sure the right medication gets to the right patient at the right time.

Employers, unions and government organizations throughout the nation rely on our services. We are in their corner to negotiate with drug manufactures so no one pays more than they need to. Any dollar spent that doesn’t improve health is a dollar wasted.

Ensuring Access, Safety and Savings

PBMs drive waste out of the system, while ensuring patient safety.

When a patient fills a prescription, Express Scripts pharmacists are working behind the scenes to review prescription history, ensure correct dosing, check for potential drug interactions and make sure the medication is affordable.

And, compassionate care is just a phone call away – any day, any time.

Another way PBMs add value is by reviewing the thousands of drugs have been approved for use. An independent panel of physicians and pharmacist takes a close look at the drugs and provides a formulary – a list of medications proven to provide the best clinical results for all conditions.

By delivering smarter solutions to patients and clients, PBMs provide better care and lower cost with every prescription, every time.

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