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Tabula Rasa HealthCare Announces Strategic Partnership with Direct Scripts to Provide Medication Therapy Management using MedWise™ to Self-insured Employer Markets

Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc (TRHC) (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, announced a partnership with Direct Scripts, a pharmacy solutions administrator focused on benefits management for self-insured employers. READ MORE

Tabula Rasa HealthCare Announces Strategic Partnership with Direct Scripts to Provide Medication Therapy Management using MedWise™ to Self-insured Employer Markets2020-10-02T16:18:02-04:00

Brian Peltz named Chief Pharmacy Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Direct Scripts, LLC

COLUMBUS, OH – September 6, 2020—Direct Scripts, LLC - announced today that Brian Peltz, MS, RPh, FACHE will lead Direct Scripts, a market changing pharmacy solutions administrator (PSA). As Chief Pharmacy Officer (CPO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Direct Scripts, Brian will be responsible for the development and operational plan for the company to [...]

Brian Peltz named Chief Pharmacy Officer & Chief Operating Officer at Direct Scripts, LLC2020-10-16T14:53:45-04:00

Three Major Factors of an Affordable Pharmacy Benefits Manager

Prescription drugs play an increasingly significant role in the prevention, management, and cure of disease. Prices continue to rise at a higher rate than other health-related products and services and are expected to continue to do so in the foreseeable future. This can impose a substantial burden on both patients and their employers. As more [...]

Three Major Factors of an Affordable Pharmacy Benefits Manager2020-08-24T13:29:35-04:00

Advantages of a Cost-Plus PBM Approach to Prescription Benefits

In today’s complex and ever-changing healthcare landscape, it can be difficult to determine the actual cost of a prescription drug. This is because there can be many factors at play, including the amount any given pharmacy pays to stock a particular medicine, contractual agreements between a PBM and a network of pharmacies, in addition to [...]

Advantages of a Cost-Plus PBM Approach to Prescription Benefits2020-08-17T15:49:20-04:00

Finding the Best Pharmacy Benefits Management Solution for Your Company

It’s easy to understand that a third-party can help your company navigate the complex, ever-changing healthcare system. What is less intuitive is how they determine the best solutions for the clients they serve. An effective Pharmacy Benefits Management solution is customer centric, offering a custom solution for each client and acting as an intermediary between [...]

Finding the Best Pharmacy Benefits Management Solution for Your Company2020-08-09T20:21:07-04:00

5 Ways a Pharmacy Benefits Manager Can Lower Drug Costs

For those who are insured, a Pharmacy Benefits Management company can play an important role in determining what medications are accessible, which one you have access to, and how much they cost. At Direct Scripts, we have often been referred to as a pharmacy benefits management (PBM) company—but we like to use the title Pharmacy [...]

5 Ways a Pharmacy Benefits Manager Can Lower Drug Costs2020-07-22T10:42:20-04:00

Direct Scripts Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

At Direct Scripts, we are taking the outbreak of the coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously. We are monitoring information from the  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO), the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the individual state departments of health and other experts. This situation is changing on a daily, if not hourly, basis [...]

Direct Scripts Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update2020-03-24T11:41:01-04:00

Why Mark Steele and Larry Jutte are fighting opioid addiction

Mark Steele and Larry Jutte know first-hand the personal and business devastation caused by the nation’s opioid addiction crisis. Steele, the CEO of Craftsmen Industries, a St. Louis-based manufacturer of specialty marketing vehicles for the event and promotion industry, has attended funerals for family members of two employees who died from opioid overdoses in the last [...]

Why Mark Steele and Larry Jutte are fighting opioid addiction2019-07-01T06:49:52-04:00