With more than thirty years in the healthcare and managed care industries, Chris Robbins formed a consultancy, Arxcel, which specializes in pharmacy benefit management for employers. The focus of Arxcel is to provide excellence in prescription benefit management for the healthcare industry while maintaining the quality of the benefits offered.
With his extensive experience on the vendor side of managed care, Chris recognized the need for intermediary support that would help direct and improve the prescription drug benefit portion for health plans and employers. Arxcel assists with financial analysis, clinical initiatives, plan design, educational issues, proposal development and account management, while assuring that the prescription drug benefit aspect of the program is viewed as a valuable and essential feature.
Chris’s insight into the complex managed health care field stems from his extensive experience in the health and managed care disciplines. Chris’s background in the healthcare industry includes working with insurance plans, HMO’s, hospital organizations, drug utilization review firms, and pharmacy benefit managers. Arxcel’s extensive network and expert counsel enable the company to provide quality advice and counsel to all of their healthcare clients.
Prescription drugs account for more than 20% of health care expenditures annually, and that percentage continues to rise. Chris and Arxcel have carved out a niche in the health care field in order to assure that patients have access to the most affordable and highest quality prescription drugs, while assisting the sponsors of prescription programs with the ability to meet their member’s needs.