AvMed Medicare Partners with Pharmacy Benefit Manager Medco

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AvMed Health Plans announced that it has contracted with Medco Health Solutions, Inc., a leading pharmacy benefit manager and Medicare provider, to administer the pharmacy portion of their AvMed Medicare Advantage Program (MA-PD).

“Prescription drugs are a high cost item for seniors so it is important that we manage it in a cost effective manner that saves the members money and helps them stay safe,” said Winston Lonsdale, AvMed Chief Medicare Executive.

AvMed Health Plans announced that it has contracted with Medco Health Solutions, Inc., a leading pharmacy benefit manager and Medicare provider, to administer the pharmacy portion of their AvMed Medicare Advantage Program (MA-PD).

“AvMed is constantly exploring ways to lower costs for our members, while delivering quality care and high member satisfaction,” said Ed Hannum, AvMed President & COO. “We look forward to a successful partnership with Medco and are experiencing a seamless transition and an enhanced experience for our members.”

In an effort to continue to improve its quality service and reduce costs to its members and clients, AvMed signed on with Medco to help manage the Medicare pharmacy experience.

“Prescription drugs are a high cost item for seniors so it is important that we manage it in a cost effective manner that saves the members money and helps them stay safe,” said Winston Lonsdale, AvMed Chief Medicare Executive.

“Medco’s clinical support services will help AvMed Medicare members in Florida better manage their health, safety and dollars,” said Mary Daschner, Group President, Medco Medicare & Medicaid Solutions. “We look forward to supporting AvMed in delivering high quality Medicare services to their Florida beneficiaries.”

About AvMed Health Plans
AvMed has been providing health care coverage to Florida citizens and businesses for over 40 years. AvMed is one of only a few health plans in the United States that enjoys dual “excellent” accreditation status for both its Commercial and Medicare health plans from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), the nation’s top health care quality evaluator. AvMed offers health coverage options to large and small employers in most major markets around the state; Medicare Advantage products in Broward and Miami-Dade counties, and Individual coverage in Broward, Miami-Dade and Palm Beach counties. For more information about AvMed, visit http://www.avmed.org.

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Conchita Ruiz-Topinka
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