July 2017

Pharmacy Benefit Integration: A Connected Approach to Total Medical Cost Savings

When Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) focus only on the cost of prescription drugs, opportunities for health improvement are missed. Employers should expect more from their PBM. An effective way to control health care costs and improve overall wellness is to understand and manage health conditions in their entirety.  Cigna's PBM leverages integrated medical and pharmacy data and insights that help improve customer engagement achieving significant results for plan sponsors and their employees.                                 

Learn more about the value of pharmacy and medical benefit integration in an article authored by Michelle Vancura, which appeared in Benefits Quarterly. Michelle Vancura is Cigna Pharmacy Management’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Clinical Account Management.