Joshua Fredell, PharmD

Vice President & Head of PBM & Specialty Product Innovation
Joshua Fredell, Vice President & Head of PBM & Specialty Product Innovation

During his 16 years with the organization, Fredell has focused on the ideation, commercialization and ongoing management of clinical products and services ranging from those designed to manage unnecessary pharmacy spend improving overall healthcare through adherence and closing gaps in care. Currently, he and his team are focused on evolving formulary and cost management strategies within both the pharmacy and medical benefits including designs for utilization management, preferred drug strategies, value-based contracting, and plan design programs. Prior to CVS Health, Fredell was part of the pharmacy department of UPMC Health Plan and earned his PharmD from the University of Pittsburgh.

Cost Management
CVS Health’s Hyperinflation Strategy Helps Clients Reduce Unnecessary Drug Spend More
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Cost Management
White Paper: The Power of Integrated Specialty Cost Management More
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Cost Management
Managing Treatment Costs for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension More
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Specialty
Biosimilars Can Be Part of a Strategy to Lower Specialty Drug Costs More
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Drug Pipeline
As more treatments for inflammatory bowel disease are approved, payors can counter cost increases with comprehensive utilization management. More
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Specialty
Documentation for prior authorizations to ensure clinically appropriate utilization of autoimmune therapies More
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Specialty
Enhanced Specialty Guideline Management Offers Payors Choice and Flexibility in Coverage for Acthar Gel More
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