At the pharmacy counter, patients are often surprised by mysterious high costs, due to pharmaceutical benefit managers (PBMs). These middlemen lead to inconsistent and unclear prices, making it difficult for chronic disease patients to access medication. But some PBMs are breaking this mold. We hear from the CEO of Capital Rx, a PBM that is setting the industry standard by putting the patient first.
A.J. Loiacono, CEO, Capital Rx
A.J. Loiacono is a healthcare executive with 20 years of experience in pharmacy benefits, finance, and software development. His diverse skill set led him to develop engineering solutions to improve patient care within the pharmacy benefits industry.
Mr. Loiacono is CEO of Capital Rx, a pharmaceutical benefit manager that operates on a “Clearinghouse Model” to deliver price transparency. As CEO, Mr. Loiacono works to improve patient outcomes by reducing employer group prescription drug costs.
Prior to Capital Rx, Mr. Loiacono co-founded Truveris, where he served as CEO for eight years. He also founded Victrix, a pharmaceutical supply chain consultancy.
Mr. Loiacono earned his degree in finance from Manhattanville College in Purchase, New York.
Terry Wilcox, Executive Director, Patients Rising
Dr. Robert Goldberg, “Dr. Bob”, Co-Founder and Vice President of the Center for Medicine in the Public Interest.
Kate Pecora, Field Correspondent
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