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Michael Jacobs, RPh

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Michael Jacobs, RPh
Senior Vice President of Consulting
michael@armsrx.com

Mr. Jacobs has 35+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, which includes involvement with a pharmaceutical manufacturer, the managed care industry from a variety of perspectives, government programs, the PBM industry, as well as benefit design, budgeting and compliance efforts for payers ranging from 1000 covered lives to groups in excess of 1,000,000 covered lives. He has performed pharmacy and clinical consulting for commercial and government programs for well over a decade, and has experience managing vendor relationships during the selection, implementation and operational phases of these relationships. His knowledge of formulary development and acceptance goes over decades. He has an in-depth knowledge of healthcare data analytics.

During his career, Mr. Jacobs has held positions as the National Clinical Practice Leader at a leading human resource consulting firm, an executive at several large PBM companies, managing relationships for a major retail pharmacy chain, wellness and incentive programs and in wellness data collection and member incentive delivery. His position as Sr. Director Health & Wellness, Payer Relations at Walmart Stores kept him engaged with major commercial and government payers. Mr. Jacobs is considered a thought leader in the industry, with over 6O publications and presentations, including in the American Journal of Managed Care, American Health & Drug Benefits, the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association and the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.