PerformSpecialty Achieves Multiple Reaccreditations with ACHC

June 6, 2018

Orlando, FL – PerformSpecialty®, LLC, a full-service specialty pharmacy owned by PerformRx and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, proudly announces its successful reaccreditation by Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for its Specialty Pharmacy and Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Services. North Carolina-based ACHC, a national accrediting organization developed by community-based healthcare providers, is a third-party accreditation organization which has developed the highest national standards that providers are measured against in order to illustrate their ability to effectively and efficiently deliver quality healthcare products and services to consumers.

“As a specialty pharmacy, PerformSpecialty is responsible for making sure our patients receive the right drug, at the right place and time for optimal outcomes,” said Mesfin Tegenu, M.S., R.Ph., president of PerformRx. “We take great pride in the recognition we’ve received by meeting the high standards of our fulfillment services.”

PerformSpecialty is dedicated to providing complete pharmaceutical care management with a patient-centric approach. To achieve the best outcomes, it emphasizes holistic, high-touch care, including support programs, adherence programs and fulfillment services. PerformSpecialty combines patient support programs, specialty medications and adherence programs to create a complete pharmaceutical care management package.

“Achieving these two particular reaccreditations from ACHC tells me that we are maintaining a high level of service throughout PerformSpecialty, something that our employees can take pride in,” said Dino Martino, R.Ph., executive director of PerformSpecialty. “While we strive for the highest quality in all services we provide, excellence in patient care and safety is paramount.”

As a recognized leader in pharmacy compliance, ACHC offers a comprehensive suite of solutions that align with the individual services provided by pharmacies. ACHC offers an educational survey approach with standards that were written with direct input from clinical staff and industry experts. By achieving ACHC Reaccreditation, PerformSpecialty demonstrates its commitment to providing the highest-quality service through compliance with national regulations and industry best practices.

About ACHC

The Accreditation Commission for Health Care is an independent, not-for-profit, national accrediting organization developed by community-based healthcare providers. ACHC was established in 1986 to ensure quality, patient-focused and clearly written accreditation standards for in-home aide services. Over the years, ACHC developed leading industry accreditation programs, which have positively affected countless organizations. ACNC offers accreditation in Home Health, Hospice, Private Duty, DMEPOS, Pharmacy, Sleep, and Behavioral Health.

About PerformSpecialty, LLC

PerformSpecialty, LLC, part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, is a full-service specialty pharmacy dedicated to achieving healthier outcomes by providing personalized care and better access. Located in Orlando, the company’s patient-centric approach provides high-level care through its support and adherence programs, fulfillment services, refill reminders and complete pharmaceutical care management. PerformSpecialty works with prescribers and pharmaceutical product manufacturers to ensure patients receive the right treatment, at the right time, for the best outcome. PerformSpecialty is a wholly-owned subsidiary of PerformRx. For more information, visit www.performspecialty.com.

About PerformRx

PerformRx LLC is a URAC-accredited, next-generation pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) located in Philadelphia and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies. The company maintains a clinical culture, providing cost-effective therapies and extensive evidence-based programs at an optimal cost to its clients since 1999. PerformRx’s best-in-class pharmacy benefit management services include formulary development, drug therapy management and rebate management. PerformSpecialty® is PerformRx’s wholly-owned and integrated specialty pharmacy. The company’s business segments include Medicaid, Medicare, commercial and employer group plans. For more information, visit www.performrx.com.

About AmeriHealth Caritas

AmeriHealth Caritas is one of the nation’s leaders in health care solutions for those most in need. AmeriHealth Caritas operates in 16 states and the District of Columbia and serves approximately 5.6 million Medicaid, Medicare and CHIP members through its integrated managed care products, pharmaceutical benefit management services, behavioral health services and other administrative services. Headquartered in Philadelphia, AmeriHealth Caritas is a mission-driven organization with 30 years of experience serving low-income and chronically ill populations. For more information, visit www.amerihealthcaritas.com.