ST. PAUL, Minn., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Prime Therapeutics (Prime), a leading pharmacy benefit manager (PBM), announced today that it has hired Ann Tobin as Chief Compliance Officer.
Tobin will oversee the company's corporate compliance function. She will work with the company's leadership and employees to help assure that its PBM products and services comply with state and federal regulations.
"Ann brings a wealth of regulatory experience and knowledge in the health care industry," said Eric Elliott, president and CEO at Prime Therapeutics. "We are confident Ann will create a best-in-class compliance program that advances Prime's purpose of helping people get the medicine they need to feel better and live well."
Tobin has more than 20 years of strong regulatory compliance leadership in the health care industry, with a particularly strong focus on health plans and pharmacy benefit management. Previous to Prime, she held various legal leadership roles at UnitedHealth Group, Diversified Pharmaceutical Services and Medtronic.
Tobin holds academic degrees from Duke University and Oberlin College. She earned her law degree from Northwestern University School of Law.
About Prime Therapeutics
At Prime Therapeutics, people are at the center of all we do and every decision we make. As a leader in pharmacy benefit management, Prime is dedicated to making it easier for our members to obtain more affordable medicines. We leverage our unique connections to deliver programs that lead to the best health outcomes for our members.
Prime's integrated pharmacy benefit management services include claims processing, benefit plan design, network management, clinical program consultation, rebate management, formulary administration, mail service pharmacy and specialty pharmacy.
Headquartered in St. Paul, Minn., Prime Therapeutics serves nearly 20 million people and is collectively owned by 13 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans, subsidiaries or affiliates of those plans. Prime has been recognized as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the nation by Inc. 5000 and as a most engaged workplace by Achievers.
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