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Aug 21, 2014
Magellan Rx Management to Host 11th Annual Specialty Summit in New York City

AVON, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Magellan Rx Management, part of Magellan Health, Inc. (NASDAQ: MGLN), will host its 11th annual Specialty Summit, from September 10 through September 12 in New York City. The summit will bring together national thought leaders for insightful discussions regarding the specialty drug landscape and will cover key issues and emerging trends in major therapeutic categories such as:

  • Hepatitis C Management
  • Oral Oncology
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • HIV

The summit will be open to representatives from health plans, oncology practices, specialty pharmacies, pharmaceutical manufacturers, employers and consultants. Individuals interested in attending can find registration information on the event website:

"We are thrilled to bring together some of the industry's preeminent thought leaders from across the country to discuss emerging trends and key topics of interest in this rapidly growing and evolving space," said Mostafa Kamal, senior vice president and general manager of Magellan Rx Management's specialty drug division.

"As the specialty drug environment continues to expand with new drugs rapidly coming to market throughout the year, and a robust pipeline of new drugs and treatment protocols on the horizon, it is critical for industry experts to come together for a meaningful discussion and to share best practices around cost management, clinical considerations, treatment advances and patient outcomes. We are very pleased to host a forum that aims to accomplish just that," said Kamal.

Magellan Rx Management offers a full-service pharmacy benefit management platform, including claims processing, formulary optimization, specialty pharmacy management and delivery, medical pharmacy management, and targeted clinical solutions. With more than 900 pharmacists, clinical case managers and customer service representatives, Magellan Rx Management is focused on the needs of its customers and members 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

About Magellan Health: Headquartered in Avon, Conn., Magellan Health, Inc. is a healthcare management company that focuses on fast-growing, complex and high-cost areas of healthcare, with an emphasis on special population management. Magellan delivers innovative solutions to improve quality outcomes and optimize the cost of care for those we serve. Magellan's customers include health plans, managed care organizations, insurance companies, employers, labor unions, various military and government agencies, third party administrators, consultants and brokers. For more information, visit

Magellan Health, Inc.
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Colleen Flanagan Johnson, 860-507-1923
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Source: Magellan Health, Inc.

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