WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) launched a new ad campaign in Oregon that highlights the core value proposition of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The ad campaign – "That's What PBMs Do" – focuses on key themes including:
"This ad campaign will educate key Oregon decision makers about the important savings and safety benefits PBMs provide to employers, unions, and consumers," said PCMA President and CEO Mark Merritt.
Click here to view the new ads.
PBMs will save Oregon consumers and payers $20 billion in prescription drug costs – a 35 percent savings – over the next decade. Nationally, PBMs will save consumers and payers, including Medicare Part D, almost $2 trillion in prescription drug costs over the next decade, according to new research from Visante.
In addition to the ad campaign, a new PCMA video highlights the innovative tools and programs PBMs use to make prescription medications safer and more affordable for more than 215 million Americans with health coverage provided through Fortune 500 employers, health insurance plans, labor unions, and Medicare Part D.
View the new video here.
PBMs improve safety and savings in several ways:
|SOURCE Pharmaceutical Care Management Association|
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