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Prime Therapeutics

Prime Therapeutics teams up with WBA

Prime Therapeutics teams up with WBA

DEERFIELD, Ill. — The partnership of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. (WBA) and pharmacy benefit manager Prime Therapeutics positions the companies to capture a larger share of the prescription drug market and better compete with such players as CVS Health. St. Paul, Minn.-based Prime, the nation’s fourth-largest PBM with 22 million members, is owned by 14

Walgreens, Prime Therapeutics form alliance

Walgreens, Prime Therapeutics form alliance

DEERFIELD, Ill., and ST. PAUL, Minn. — Walgreens has entered into a long-term alliance with Prime Therapeutics, the nation’s fourth-largest pharmacy benefit manager, that will include the creation of a joint pharmacy services company. Under the partnership, Walgreens and Prime will combine their central specialty pharmacy and mail service businesses, the companies said Monday. The

Health exchanges fuel prescriptions

Health exchanges fuel prescriptions

ST. PAUL — Pharmacy benefits manager Prime Therapeutics says that its members who enrolled in public health exchanges during their first year of existence filled an average of 11.7 prescriptions, exceeding fills by commercial members by 13.6%. Public exchange members were also 2.5 times more likely to have hepatitis C or HIV, driving an almost