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  • Writer's pictureRichard Vaughn

Bergen New Bridge Announces Launch of New Prescription Drug Program

Updated: Aug 17, 2023

Program aims to dramatically reduce the cost of prescription drug


(Paramus, NJ) – Paramus, NJ – Bergen New Bridge Medical Center and Rescription™, Inc. have joined together to pioneer a new employer prescription drug program available for New Jersey employers. At the start of the new year, the Medical Center was the first in the state to launch this new innovative prescription drug program, which provides self-funded New Jersey employers with the opportunity to dramatically reduce the cost of their prescription drug expenses. The program is the first of its kind in New Jersey and Bergen New Bridge is the first health care provider to implement it.


Rescription is experienced in cutting-edge healthcare technology, providing employers with a 100% Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) replacement program.


“Rescription has created a solution for employers and their employee members to reduce prescription drug costs while providing clarity, simplicity, and improved outcomes. To deliver these exciting benefits, we partner with specific leading health systems across the country, and we are thrilled to add such an innovative partner as BNBMC,” said Scott Martin, Founder & CEO, Rescription, Inc.


“We are always looking for new and innovative ways to provide access to quality and affordable healthcare services to all those we serve including our staff,” said Bergen New Bridge Medical Center President and CEO, Deborah Visconi. “Our partnership with Rescription is another example of how we continue to lead the way as early adopters of forward thinking solutions that benefit our communities.”


New Jersey-based employers, brokers, and consultants can learn more about the savings opportunities by contacting Nate Coney, Rescription Vice President, Sales directly at nconey@rescription.com, 800-304-8757 x706 , or at rescription.com.


ABOUT BERGEN NEW BRIDGE MEDICAL CENTER

Bergen New Bridge Medical Center (BNBMC), a clinical affiliate of Rutgers, is a 1,070-bed hospital located at 230 East Ridgewood Avenue in Paramus, NJ. The Medical Center is both the largest hospital and licensed nursing home in NJ and the fourth largest, publicly owned hospital in the nation.

Bergen New Bridge, a not-for-profit safety net facility, provides high-quality comprehensive services, including acute and ambulatory care, mental health and substance use disorder treatment, long-term care, 24/7 emergency department, surgical suites, physical rehabilitation, pharmacy, laboratory, radiologic services (including digital mammography. It is a leading provider of COVID 19 testing, vaccinations, and therapeutics.

Bergen New Bridge is in network with all major New Jersey commercial insurance plans covering 99.91% of NJ residents and is a Veterans Community Care Provider. It is also a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality in the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI). Learn more at www.newbridgehealth.org.



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