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Intalere Collaborates with SelectHealth® to Provide Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) Services

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ST. LOUIS, Jan. 2, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Intalere, the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality and clinical outcomes for healthcare provider supply chain needs, just announced a collaboration with SelectHealth to provide Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) services to its members.

"SelectHealth Prescriptions® is a full-service PBM that offers transparent pricing, clinically based programs, and top-ranked customer service," said Julius Heil, Intalere president and CEO. "A strong commitment to evidence-based pharmacy management allows them to control costs without compromising quality." Suzette DiMascio, president and CEO of Intalere pharmacy partner CSI Specialty Group added, "We believe a critical component of managing drug costs and improving patient outcomes includes helping our health system clients develop customized PBM solutions that run parallel to a specialty pharmacy strategy."

For more than 26 years, SelectHealth has developed a high quality, low cost model built around:

  • Total transparency.
  • Industry-leading generic dispensing rates and programs.
  • Evidence-based formularies.
  • Superior specialty pharmacy pricing.
  • Clinically based pharmacy edits.
  • Proven prescription drug management programs.
  • Top-ranked customer service.

Among the SelectHealth differentiators is their dedication to the concept of transparent pricing, which uses a pass-through pricing model to ensure that what customers pay for pharmaceuticals is exactly what SelectHealth pays. There are no hidden fees or marked up rates—all expenses are disclosed and pricing information is shared.

Patricia R. Richards, President and CEO of SelectHealth, said, "We are excited to expand proven pharmacy programs through other health systems. It's an opportunity to share knowledge and best practices across the industry."

Heil added, "The synergy of collaborating with another Intermountain company to help people live the healthiest lives possible is something we are very excited to bring to our customers and the marketplace in general."

About SelectHealth
SelectHealth is a not-for-profit health plan that serves more than 850,000 members. Through a shared mission with Intermountain Healthcare of Helping People Live the Healthiest Lives Possible®, SelectHealth is committed to assuring access to high-value care, providing superior service, and supporting the health of the members and communities they serve.

In addition to medical plans, SelectHealth offers dental, vision, pharmacy benefit management, and life and disability coverage to its members. SelectHealth plans are available for Medicare Advantage and Medicaid enrollees, and they're also a carrier for the Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) and the Federal Employee Health Benefits (FEHB) Plan. Year-after-year, SelectHealth is rated as Utah's top HMO plan by state and national organizations, receiving top scores in both member satisfaction and clinical performance. For details, visit selecthealth.org.

About Intalere
Intalere's mission focuses on elevating the operational health of America's healthcare providers by designing tailored, smart solutions that deliver optimal cost, quality, and clinical outcomes. Intalere strives to be the essential partner for operational excellence in healthcare through customized solutions that address customers' individual needs. They assist customers in managing their entire spend, providing innovative technologies, products and services, and leveraging the best practices of a provider-led model. As Intalere draws on the power of our owner Intermountain Healthcare's nationally recognized supply chain expertise and leadership in technology, process improvement, and evidence-based clinical and business best practices, Intalare is uniquely positioned to be the innovation leader in the healthcare industry. Visit intalere.com to learn more.

 

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