Kevin brings fresh solutions and industry-leading practices to fix problems facing healthcare payers and pharmaceutical manufacturers
FARMINGTON, CT, November 7, 2016 – Kevin Kobielski joined RemedyOne as President, RemedyOne Consulting, and will head up the company’s strategic consulting practice. He brings nearly two decades of payer-side healthcare, business consulting and audit experience to RemedyOne Consulting. He will create value with pharmacy benefit solutions for large employers, third party administrators, pharmacy benefit managers, specialty pharmacies and health plans.
“Kevin’s experience, vision and fundamental understanding of how the healthcare system really works will help ensure our clients get what they earn and bargain for – making him the perfect leader for RemedyOne Consulting,” says Michael Waterbury, RemedyOne’s Chief Executive Officer. “He shares our commitment to show clients a healthier way to do business. He’ll focus on leveraging our team’s expertise and empowering our clients with knowledge and strategies to select the right pharmacy benefit solutions.”
“Our healthcare system is inefficient and badly needs thoughtful change,” Kobielski says. “I was drawn to RemedyOne’s fresh approach, talented team, and strategic pharmacy benefit management solutions on both the pharmacy and medical benefit. I believe RemedyOne is well positioned in this space to drive results for our clients and provide a wide range of differentiated services and solutions.”
“As we also continue our selective strategic consulting work with pharmaceutical manufacturers, we’re creating initiatives that confront the inefficiency in the small- to mid-size employer-based pharmacy benefit management market,” Waterbury said. “Our sophisticated understanding of these issues from multiple perspectives positions us to provide our clients with insights and advantages unmatched in the industry.”
Kobielski was most recently General Manager, Pharmacy Benefits Management (PBM) at HealthNow New York. He managed a team of clinical resources, operations personnel and account managers responsible for over $600 million in medical and pharmacy spend, as well as 250 self-funded Rx clients covering 160,000 pharmacy lives. Throughout his career, Kevin was responsible for several major PBM and specialty pharmacy RFPs that drove operational improvement and substantial savings. He has significant experience in formulary development and management, rebate contracting, medical injectable fee schedule development and overall trend management. His other positions at HealthNow included Special Advisor to the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Audit, where he was tasked with uncovering value for the company and their participants. He previously served in a variety of positions at Arthur Andersen, leading audit and consulting engagements for innovative enterprises.
RemedyOne is a fast-growing healthcare payments change agent, focused on leveraging the experience of its healthcare professionals to improve outcomes for patients, employers, providers, drug companies, insurers, pharmacies and more.
As the leading Strategic Pharmacy Benefit Partner, our clients take advantage of our specialists’ comprehensive strategies for managing pharmacy on both medical and pharmacy benefits. RemedyOne’s focus on innovation and improvement keeps clients current on the right strategies to thrive within the ever-changing complexities of pharmacy management.
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