Diplomat Named a Preferred Specialty Pharmacy Vendor by the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP)
FLINT, Mich. – June 12, 2015 – Diplomat’s clinical excellence and emphasis on patient education aligns with ACAP’s efforts to support Medicaid-focused health plans.
Diplomat Pharmacy, Inc. (NYSE: DPLO) announced today that it has been designated as a Preferred Specialty Pharmacy Vendor from the Association for Community Affiliated Plans (ACAP).
ACAP is a national trade association representing 59 not-for-profit Safety Net Health Plans in 24 states. Collectively, ACAP plans serve 13 million lives in Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP and other public programs.
In the ACAP Preferred Vendor Program, pre-qualified organizations are granted access to specific areas of interest for ACAP plans and their members. Each vendor must be approved by the ACAP board.
“We are honored to be named a Preferred Vendor to ACAP,” said Atheer Kaddis, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development at Diplomat. “Our focus on education, adherence efforts and helping manage costs of our patients make Diplomat an ideal fit for ACAP’s plans and the individuals they serve.”
As a Preferred Vendor in the area of specialty pharmacy services, Diplomat offers its expertise to help meet the needs of ACAP plans as they strive to improve the health and well-being of lower-income and vulnerable populations.
To learn more about Diplomat, visit www.diplomat.is.
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Diplomat (NYSE: DPLO) serves patients and physicians in all 50 states. Headquartered in Flint, Michigan, the company focuses on medication management programs for people with complex chronic diseases, including oncology, immunology, hepatitis, multiple sclerosis, HIV, specialized infusion therapy and many other serious or long-term conditions. Diplomat opened its doors in 1975 as a neighborhood pharmacy with one essential tenet: “Take good care of patients, and the rest falls into place.” Today, that tradition continues—always focused on improving patient care and clinical adherence. For more information visit www.diplomat.is. Follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn and like us on Facebook.
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Atheer Kaddis, Senior Vice President, Sales and Business Development
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