Pelletier named board chairman at Together Rx Access

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Prescription savings program Together Rx Access announced that it has appointed a Pfizer executive to serve as its board of managers chairman.

In his role, Gary Pelletier will help Together Rx Access with its mission to provide Americans with improved access to medicines. Prior to becoming chairman, Pelletier served as vice chairman of the board. At Pfizer, he serves as director and team leader of Pfizer Helpful Answers, a group of programs created by the drug maker that helps underinsured and uninsured patients get access to Pfizer medicines for free or at discount.

"In his role at Pfizer, Gary has been a champion of programs that provide better access to medicines," Together Rx Access executive director Roba Whiteley said. "His leadership and vision will guide our continuing commitment to helping uninsured Americans access the prescription medicines they need to stay healthy and treat chronic conditions — which is the best way to manage overall healthcare costs."

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- 6:47 AM
teridixon says

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