April 1, 2013

PerformRx to Bring State-Of-The-Art PBM Services to San Francisco

Philadelphia, PA - PerformRx (www.performrx.com), one of the nation’s integrated technology leaders offering next generation, full‐service pharmacy benefits management, today announced that it is bringing its state-of-the-art pharmacy benefit management (PBM) services to San Francisco Health Plan (SFHP). The agreement takes effect on July 1, 2013, and will cover approximately 78,000 recipients of Medi-Cal (California’s Medicaid program) and Healthy Families, as well as selected participants in Healthy San Francisco.

SFHP is PerformRx’s sixth client in California. With this partnership, approximately 30 percent of Medi-Cal eligibles will receive PBM services from PerformRx. In addition, PerformRx provides PBM services to various Medicare Advantage and commercial clients in the Golden State.

“We are pleased to bring our advanced approach to pharmacy benefits management to San Francisco,” said Mesfin Tegenu, M.S., RPh, president of PerformRx. “SFHP shares our vision of developing new solutions for improving the quality and efficiency of health care. Our partnership will greatly benefit SFHP members.”

SFHP is a licensed community health plan that provides affordable health care coverage to low and moderate-income families in San Francisco. Its mission is to provide superior, affordable health care emphasizing preventive care and promoting healthy living, with the goal of improving quality of life for San Franciscans.

About PerformRx LLC

PerformRx LLC, a full‐service pharmacy benefit manager, is one of the nation’s integrated technology leaders providing an innovative approach to results‐focused pharmacy benefit
management programs. PerformRx integrates health care data and utilizes a collaborative
model of care impacting the overall health care dollar. Driven by the strength of its leaders and passion of its employees, PerformRx helps payers improve patient outcomes while achieving high quality.  For more information, visit www.performrx.com.