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FutureScripts(R) and AAA East Penn Partner on Comprehensive Prescription Benefits Program

Thursday, February 25, 2010 Corporate News J E 4
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PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- FutureScripts announced today its new pharmacy benefits contract with AAA* East Penn that will provide comprehensive retail pharmacy benefits and a new, money-saving mail order option for AAA East Penn employees and their dependents.

"Everyone at FutureScripts is delighted that AAA East Penn has entrusted us with the responsibility of serving the pharmacy benefit needs of their employees and their families," said Paul N. Urick, R.Ph, senior vice president of FutureScripts. "We have been working closely with AAA East Penn on their implementation and are pleased they recognize our capabilities in customer reporting, plan customization and our orientation toward member service."

"We are happy to offer FutureScripts prescription benefits to our workforce," said Marj Zacharda, SPHR, director of Human Resources for AAA East Penn, an affiliate of the national motoring and travel organization AAA. "The FutureScripts team was able to accommodate our program based on the specifics we needed. They were also helpful in offering us cost-containment recommendations and a real proactive approach to educating our employees. Our employees really appreciated the opportunity to learn about their new Rx plan through in-person group sessions."

"FutureScripts is thrilled to extend our services and develop this new relationship with AAA East Penn," said Lori Rapp, client manager for FutureScripts. "Our company focuses on prescription formulary plans to meet varying customer requirements, and we worked closely with AAA East Penn's leadership team to develop custom options that will satisfy the needs of their employees and the organization's business objectives."

Rapp reports that since AAA East Penn introduced FutureScripts services on January 1, 2010, implementation has been going very smoothly, enabling members to fill prescriptions at any of more than 60,000 retail pharmacies or through mail order service.

With office locations in Allentown, Pottstown, Bethlehem, and Lansdale, AAA East Penn, an affiliate of AAA and the Pennsylvania AAA Federation, has more than 270,000 members throughout its service area, which includes Lehigh County and parts of Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Montgomery and Northampton counties. As North America's leading motoring and travel organization, AAA provides more than 51 million members in the United States and Canada with travel, insurance, financial and automotive-related services.  Since its founding in 1902, the not-for-profit, fully tax-paying AAA has been a leader and advocate for the safety and security of all travelers. AAA clubs can be visited on the Internet at www.AAA.com.

FutureScriptsŪ, a pharmacy benefits management company, headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, helps employers and health plans manage rising prescription drug costs without sacrificing quality coverage. FutureScripts has built a comprehensive national pharmacy network of more than 60,000 retail pharmacies, including independent pharmacies and all of the major pharmacy retail chains. FutureScripts has developed management tools to ensure access to appropriate prescription drugs, while offering programs and services designed to help members save time and money. For more information, got to www.FutureScripts.com or call corporate headquarters at 1-800-444-6305.

*American Automobile Association

SOURCE FutureScripts

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