MEA's current pharmacy savings consortium provides the most benefit for larger member companies
Eagan, MN (PRWEB) May 16, 2008
Midwest ENERGY Association (MEA) announced a new member benefit provided by MEA member and pharmacy benefit manager Navitus Health Solutions LLC, for all small to mid-sized members. Navitus' pharmacy benefits program offers lower costs on carefully selected medications that are monitored for safety and effectiveness by a team of prescribers and pharmacists.
"MEA's current pharmacy savings consortium provides the most benefit for larger member companies," says Patrick Van Beek, President of MEA. "Through Navitus' partner third-party administrators, this new offering will benefit member companies with as few as 250 lives." Small to mid-sized companies can save between 8-9% on healthcare costs. Navitus does this by offering lower costs on carefully selected medications that are monitored for safety and efficacy. By negotiating discounts with participating pharmacies and drug manufacturer rebates on covered medications, Navitus improves member health while passing along 100 percent of savings to its plan sponsors.
"Navitus is committed to providing its members and plan sponsors with the highest-quality prescription benefit services and lowering plan sponsors' current drug trend," said Terry Seligman, President of Navitus Health Solutions.
Navitus Health Solutions LLC is a URAC-accredited, full-service health management company that specializes in flexible pharmacy benefit administration services. As a truly transparent pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), Navitus aligns performance with plan sponsors' benefit goals to deliver comprehensive clinical programs and cost-saving strategies that lower drug trend and promote good member health. Navitus provides its services to individuals and group plans, including state employees, retirees and their dependents, as well as employees or members of managed care organizations, self-funded employers, coalitions and labor organizations. For more information about Navitus Health Solutions' real solutions to the rising cost of health care, visit http://www.navitus.com or call 877-571-7500.
Midwest ENERGY Association (MEA) is one of the leading energy service and education organizations in the country; serving over 250 companies in 15 Midwestern states. MEA helps members increase revenues and decrease operating costs through cooperative programs of information sharing, education, training, and mutual problem-solving. MEA's members now include 83 distribution companies, hundreds of suppliers and contractors and over 1000 individual members. MEA also provides high value operations training to companies in all 50 states and 16 foreign countries. For more information about MEA, visit http://www.midwestenergy.org. For more information about this member benefit contact Tom Jackson of MEA at (651) 289-9600 x112.
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