Press release

September 15, 2020

Ken Paulus of Prime Therapeutics becomes chairman of PCMA Board of Directors

Paulus honored to take on this role within our industry at this important time.


Washington, D.C. — Today, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) announced Ken Paulus, President and CEO of Prime Therapeutics, as its new chairman of the Board. 

“I’m honored to take on this role within our industry at this important time,” said Mr. Paulus. “As we continue to deal with a crippling global pandemic, prescription drug access and affordability are central issues. We need to remain committed to putting patients first as we move forward.”

PCMA is the national association representing America’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) which administer prescription drug plans for more than 266 million Americans with health coverage through Fortune 500 companies, health insurers, labor unions, Medicare, Medicaid, and the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program, as well as the Exchanges established by the Affordable Care Act.

“I’d like to thank Alan Lotvin for his leadership and dedication as PCMA’s chairman. He has navigated the association and the industry through a difficult time for our nation. I congratulate Ken on his new role,” said PCMA President & CEO JC Scott. “Our industry will benefit greatly from the diverse experience and expertise that he brings as the next chairman of PCMA.” 


About Prime Therapeutics

Prime Therapeutics LLC (Prime) makes healthcare work better by helping people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well. Prime provides total drug management solutions for health plans, employers, and government programs including Medicare and Medicaid. The company processes claims and offers clinical services for people with complex medical conditions. Prime serves more than 30 million people. It is collectively owned by 18 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those plans.

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About PCMA

PCMA is the national association representing America’s pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). PBMs administer prescription drug plans for more than 266 million Americans who have health insurance from a variety of sponsors including: commercial health plans, self-insured employer plans, union plans, Medicare Part D plans, the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program (FEHBP), state government employee plans, Medicaid plans, and others.

Contacts

Karen Lyons
Director of Public Relations
612.777.5742
karen.lyons@primetherapeutics.com

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Greg Lopes: 202-756-5713
Mike Baldyga: 202-756-5714