OptumRx Selected by HealthTrust as Exclusive Pharmacy Services Provider

HealthTrust recently selected OptumRx as its exclusive pharmacy care services partner for its member organizations. OptumRx and HealthTrust, through its CoreTrust division, will partner to deliver transparent pharmacy benefit solutions intended to support better health outcomes, improved consumer experiences and lower costs.

OptumRx will provide custom programs, tools and mobile technology that will improve how consumers engage in their pharmacy benefit and overall healthcare. OptumRx will offer an integrated and flexible program backed by a 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.

HealthTrust, a subsidiary of HCA Healthcare, is committed to strengthening provider performance and clinical excellence through an aligned membership model and the delivery of total spend management advisory solutions. HealthTrust serves over 1,600 acute care facilities and members in more than 32,500 alternate sites, realizing $39 billion in group purchasing volume.

As the only committed-model group purchasing organization for healthcare providers, HealthTrust delivers unprecedented scale, with five of the industry’s seven largest IDNs as members. Member-led advisory boards govern all contract decisions—ensuring alignment of the highest quality products with industry-leading prices from suppliers.

HealthTrust offers the industry’s most comprehensive portfolio, covering 85 percent of a provider’s typical spend, and a fast track to savings due to the simplicity of our contracting philosophy: one price for all, and fixed pricing for the term of the contract.

OptumRx provides a full spectrum of pharmacy care services to 65 million people in the United States through its network of more than 67,000 retail pharmacies, multiple home delivery, specialty and compounding pharmacies and through the provision of home infusion services.

OptumRx’s comprehensive whole-person approach to pharmacy care services integrates demographic, medical, laboratory, pharmaceutical and other clinical data and applies analytics to drive clinical care insight to support care treatments and compliance, benefiting clients and individual consumers through enhanced services, elevated clinical quality and cost trend management.

In 2018, OptumRx managed $91 billion in pharmaceutical spending, including $40 billion in specialty pharmaceutical spending.