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Hall County Government pharmacy sees highest savings during first quarter

The Hall County Government Family Health Center pharmacy saved users and taxpayers nearly half a million dollars during the first quarter of 2017, representing the largest amount of savings during a three-month period since the pharmacy opened its doors two years ago. According to Hall County Human Resources Director Bill Moats, from January through March of this year, Hall County Government insurance members saw gross savings of approximately $190,505 by utilizing

By |2019-09-09T03:04:51+00:00June 20th, 2017|Health Center Pharmacy|

Generic Drug Savings Not Always Immediate

On November 30th Lipitor became available as a generic drug. As one of the biggest blockbuster drugs of all times, Lipitor's availability as a generic has received considerable media attention. Because differing media writer opinions, having varying levels of expertise in the complex drug industry, the message of what's happened and what the best course of action may be for plan sponsors might be unclear. Atorvastatin became available to the pharmacy

By |2019-09-09T02:55:30+00:00January 25th, 2012|Generic Drug Savings|

Hamilton County Government Reduces Prescription Costs By More Than $2 Million

Thanks to a new on-site pharmacy that opened last month, the Hamilton County Government can reduce their prescription costs by more than $2 million over the next three years. The Hamilton County Employee Pharmacy, which purchases direct from the nation's largest wholesalers, is operated by On-Site Rx, Inc., a company specializing in employer sponsored pharmacies based in Gainesville, GA. The pharmacy exclusively serves the employees and dependents of Hamilton County Government

By |2019-09-09T02:52:19+00:00February 28th, 2011|Reduces Prescription Costs|

City Workers Slim Down to Cut Costs

At the city-operated pharmacy on 10th Street downtown, city employees and their dependents can obtain generic medication for $2 for a 30-day supply and $5 for a 90-day supply. While the patient can get their prescriptions filled at other pharmacies, the co-pays are much lower at the on-site center. More than half of all city employees are now using the city's pharmacy to fill their prescriptions, officials said. The city in-house

By |2019-09-09T02:38:12+00:00December 19th, 2009|Full-Service Pharmacy|

Client Wins Innovation Award from Tennessee Municipal League

Each year the Tennessee Municipal League awards cities for their excellence, outstanding programs, improvements or departmental accomplishments. This year The City of Chattanooga was recognized for their effectiveness and innovation in reducing health costs through their WellAdvantage Program. The WellAdvantage Program is the name the City of Chattanooga has used to brand their entire wellness offering. A key part of the WellAdvantage Program is the WellAdvantage Employee Pharmacy that opened in

By |2019-09-09T02:35:41+00:00June 15th, 2009|Employee Pharmacy|

City of Chattanooga’s Employee Pharmacy Profiled in “Drug Benefit News”

The January 16th issue of Drug Benefit News profiled the unique way the City of Chattanooga is decreasing drug costs. The article comes exactly one month after the City opened a pharmacy to serve employees and dependents on the group health plan. The full-service pharmacy, opened on the same premises as their wellness clinic is forecast to save the City and its employees an estimated $8.5 million dollars in the first

By |2019-09-09T02:33:49+00:00March 2nd, 2009|Full-Service Pharmacy|
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