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Prime Therapeutics Named a Top Workplace by the Minneapolis Star Tribune


6/25/2012 11:45:12 AM

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), has been ranked as the No. 19 top large company on the MinneapolisStar Tribune's Top 100 Workplaces in Minnesota list. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based on employee opinions about company direction, conditions, career opportunities, managers and pay and benefits.

"The engagement and success of our employees is vital to our company's efforts to help people sustain access to affordable medicines," said Eric Elliott, Prime president and CEO. "This recognition honors all our employees for making Prime a great place to work. It is a direct result of a company-wide effort to build a culture of accountability and candor, where we communicate with respect and transparency, take personal responsibility in our work and deliver on our commitments."

In the workplace survey, Prime employees specifically noted the company's supportive management, development opportunities and the excellent benefits package, as well as their alignment with the company's core values. Prime's novel health and wellness program, Be Well, also was recognized by employees for providing incentives to participate in activities that contribute to overall well-being, including financial, emotional and physical health.

Over 300 public, private and nonprofit organizations across Minnesota participated in the 2012 survey, and the winning companies were selected based on survey responses from more than 71,200 employees. The Star Tribune Top Workplaces special section was published on Sunday, June 17 and can be found online at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2012.

This ranking comes on the heels of Prime's recognition as a top three Healthiest Employer from the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal, and as No. 3 in the Best 100 Companies to Work For from Minnesota Business magazine.

Prime Therapeutics is a pharmacy benefit management company dedicated to providing innovative, clinically-based, cost-effective pharmacy solutions for clients and customers. Providing pharmacy benefit services nationwide to nearly 20 million lives, its client base includes Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, employer and union groups, and third-party administrators. Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Prime Therapeutics is collectively owned by 13 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those Plans. Learn more at www.primetherapeutics.com. Follow Prime on Twitter @Prime_PBM.

SOURCE Prime Therapeutics



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