Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC) Renews Pharmacy Benefit Management Contract with Navitus
- Mar 29, 2017
- Pharmacy Benefit Management
MADISON, Wis., March 29, 2017 – Navitus Health Solutions, LLC has signed a three-year contract to continue to provide pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services for Self-Insured Schools of California (SISC), beginning April 1, 2017.
SISC and its members will continue to benefit from Navitus’ unique business model, which offers evidenced-based clinical management, superior member service, operational excellence, and cost-savings opportunities via a 100 percent auditable, transparent, pass-through pricing methodology.
“We value our collaborative relationship with Navitus,” said Nick Kouklis, SISC’s CEO. “Their expert and friendly patient support provides extraordinary care for our members. In addition, our most critically ill members receive personalized care plans with exceptional levels of assistance via their attending pharmacists and specialty pharmacy.”
Navitus is delighted to provide exemplary PBM services to SISC, and looks forward to continuing this collaborative partnership.
“I am extremely pleased that SISC has renewed its contract with Navitus,” said Terry Seligman, President & CEO of Navitus. “We look forward to enhancing our strong partnership with SISC and continuing to provide significant savings and unparalleled member quality of care.”
Navitus will continue to deliver upon its commitment of providing high-touch service excellence and to work in close collaboration with SISC to ensure the highest level of satisfaction and a clinically appropriate, lowest-net-cost approach to pharmacy benefit management.
SISC is a Joint Powers Authority administered by the Kern County Superintendent of Schools Office and governed by an elected board. Participating member districts elect the Board of Directors. All Board Members are employees of school districts. This ensures that SISC’s policies are set with the best interests of district employees in mind. All SISC administrative personnel are also school district employees. SISC provides health care coverage to over 300,000 California school district employees, retirees and dependents.
Navitus Health Solutions, LLC, a division of SSM Health, is a full-service, URAC-accredited pharmacy benefit management company. As a zero-spread, full pass through pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), Navitus aligns performance with plan sponsors’ benefit goals to deliver comprehensive clinical programs and cost-saving strategies that lower drug trend and promote good member health. Navitus provides its flexible services to government entities, self-funded employers, coalitions, labor organizations, third-party administrators, and health plans, including managed Medicaid, Exchanges, and Medicare Part D. For more information about Navitus’ tangible solutions to the rising cost of health care, visit www.navitus.com or call 877-571-7500.