- Accelerate Bassett's efforts to expand patient access and convenience through tools and strategies that support the patient journey, from scheduling and care navigation to payment resolution.
- Integrating Optum Rx’s solutions and HealthTrust’s total spend management products will help deliver a more transparent and flexible pharmacy benefit and lower costs
- Custom programs and tools to improve pharmacy experiences for consumers
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (May 7, 2019) –HealthTrust, a leading group purchasing organization and health care performance improvement company, has selected Optum Rx as its exclusive pharmacy care services partner for its member organizations. Optum Rx and HealthTrust, and its CoreTrust division, will partner to deliver transparent pharmacy benefit solutions intended to support better health outcomes, improved consumer experiences and lower costs.
Optum Rx will provide custom programs, tools and mobile technology that will improve how consumers engage in their pharmacy benefit and overall health care. Optum Rx will offer an integrated and flexible program backed by a fully dedicated support team focused on delivering exceptional pharmacy experiences and will collaborate with HealthTrust to meet the unique needs of member organizations through performance analytics and total cost management.
“After a rigorous process, we are excited to select Optum Rx and deploy new and innovative offerings to the marketplace,” said Joseph Dizenhouse, senior vice president and head of HealthTrust’s Pharmacy Services Group. “HealthTrust’s portfolio and pharmacy capabilities, coupled with Optum Rx’s assets and expertise, will allow us to deliver pharmacy programs that incorporate transparency, flexibility and alignment of incentives between the PBM, employer and patient, driving meaningful value and outcomes for all.”
Through the delivery of total spend management solutions, HealthTrust serves approximately 1,500 acute care hospitals and health systems, and more than 35,000 non-acute locations, including ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and alternate care sites. CoreTrust, a division of HealthTrust, serves a membership of Fortune 2000 companies across multiple industries and leverages its combined purchasing volume with HealthTrust members to achieve market-leading pricing across a portfolio of indirect spend contracts
“Optum Rx is honored to have been chosen by HealthTrust to provide pharmacy care services to its member organizations and help expand the value that HealthTrust and CoreTrust deliver to the market,” said John Prince, chief executive officer of Optum Rx. “HealthTrust is an important partner to Optum Rx and together we aim to transform pharmacy benefits by better connecting and integrating pharmacy support and clinical programs to deliver better outcomes, improved consumer experiences and help lower total health care costs.”
Along with providing core pharmacy capabilities, Optum Rx will work with HealthTrust to collaborate on total health solutions that address the greatest challenges in health care and bring increased value to those we collectively serve.