Jason Peterson, R.Ph.

With over 15 years of pharmacy benefit management experience, Jason Peterson is a key member of the clinical team overseeing RemedyOne formulary management, clinical policy development, pipeline reporting and trend analysis of pharmacy benefits for our clients. Jason’s experience is leveraged to identify spend and trend analysis of both pharmacy and medical benefit cost of care and utilization to identify opportunities for enhanced clinical effectiveness and savings. In his previous role as a prior authorization pharmacist Jason provided complete oversight of a prior authorization processing operation at a long-term care pharmacy. He was responsible for providing clinical solutions for pharmacy claim resolution and engagement in cost efficient clinical programs. During this time, Jason developed particular expertise in pharmacy benefits management focused heavily on specialty and medical pharmacy where he provided oversight of clinical policy development, utilization management strategy, formulary management, pharmacy pipeline reporting, therapeutic class and new drug to market review and strategy, client implementation and support, and involvement with P&T and value assessment committees. Leveraging his extensive pharmaceutical experience, Jason also held a lead clinical pharmacist role at a health plan which included development and participation in member- and provider- facing clinical quality programs including STARS and HEDIS measures for all lines of business.

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