CSI Specialty Group yesterday announced a partnership with UHC Pharmacy Program to support strategic planning for payer contracting.
“We are thrilled with the opportunity to collaborate with UHC and create unique payer solutions that will benefit all parties involved," CSI Specialty Group CEO Suzette DiMascio said. "Our hope is that our efforts will further shape the specialty pharmacy distribution system and advance the sustainability, growth and communication for UHC member hospitals participating in the program."
CSI will help UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program develop and implement payer strategies for advance care models provided by integrated delivery networks and academic medicals centers.
The UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program, introduced in 2014, is designed to improve access to specialty medications for participating hospitals and their patients. The UHC Specialty Pharmacy Program helps deliver a range of care to improve patient outcomes, reduce delays in initiating new therapies, and help meet the needs of academic medical centers and their associated organizations across the nation.
"We see great value in the payer engagement and contracting services provided by CSI Specialty Group because they bring an experienced team of experts with deep insights into the challenges and opportunities in the specialty pharmacy market," UHC Specialty Pharmacy Associate Vice President Kevin Colgan said.