EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants, a retail property, casualty insurance brokerage and employee benefits consultant, announced today that Reba Mathew Pharm.D., R.Ph has joined the firm’s Employee Benefits Consulting Practice as Pharmacy Practice Director.
Dr. Mathew will be based in Houston, Texas and will report to Cliff Caldwell, Chief Operating Office of Ascende – a Division of EPIC.
Dr. Mathew completed her Managed Care Pharmacy Residency with one of the largest Medicare health plans. During her residency she worked on several pharmacy initiatives such as medication therapy management, pay for performance, and quality improvement.
In addition to residency, Dr. Mathew has worked as a clinical pharmacist in both the hospital and retail setting. Her significant clinical experience led her to the pharmacy consulting practice for two of the world’s largest brokerage services, managing nearly $250 million annually in pharmacy benefits.
Dr. Mathew was able to achieve significant clinical goals for her clients, including improvement in generic dispensing rates and medication adherence, implementation of customized and standard utilization management programs and formularies, and reduction in total pharmacy spend.
SOURCE EPIC Insurance Brokers & Consultants