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Creating a Stronger Future with The New York Labor Health Care Alliance

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As a proud partner of The New York Labor Health Care Alliance (NYLHCA), Express Scripts has provided pharmacy benefit services for many years. Through our successful partnership, we continue to lower costs for you and your members while ensuring access to high-quality care. As the coalition's goals have continued to evolve so have our offerings, which help you manage cost and ensure positive experiences and outcomes.
24.1% 24.1%
Per member per month plan cost reduction using our clinical solutions
-8% -8%
The Coalition’s plan net cost per member per month trended better than Express Scripts overall Labor Book of Business
$60 $60
Per claim discount savings for the Fund, each time a prescription is filled at an Express Scripts Pharmacy

NYLHCA Pharmacy Coalition Offering

Understanding the needs of labor unions is at the core of what we do. With 50+ years of experience we know and understand the evolving needs of your members. We push further for labor Funds – actively listening and rigorously interrogating our extensive data to pinpoint opportunities to unlock new value.

  • Funds are able to retain their autonomy while receiving the combined pricing strength from two national coalitions that cover 48 Funds and 95,000 lives.
  • Annual Market Checks to keep pricing current and aligned with what the market dictates.
  • Annual claims audit on your Fund’s behalf to assure that your Fund’s claims were processed in accordance to the contract guarantees.
  • Pharmacy Management Funds (PMF), are contracted financial resources allocated to each Fund, to help Funds offset the cost of implementing and maintaining Express Scripts programs and services.
  • NYLHCA recognizes the rising costs of health care and the desire of Funds to offer comprehensive health insurance for members at a manageable cost. To provide some financial relief, the coalition provides a credit of $0.05 per member per month (PMPM) to each Fund that is enrolled in an Express Scripts cost add-on clinical program.
  • Segal’s Health Analysis of Plan Experience (SHAPE) program provides insights into the drivers of healthcare costs and the quality of care members are receiving. If Funds choose to participate, at no cost to them, it allows plan sponsors to understand what programs are working, how their network is performing and how members will be affected by plan changes.
  • Dedicated Therapeutic Resource Centers (our pharmacy practices that specialize in caring for patients with the most complex and costly conditions) are available 24/7 by calling 1-800-803-2523.

Unlocking Value While Looking Ahead

We understand that innovation moves the needle towards improving health care. To solve your unique challenges, Express Scripts digs deep into your data, conducts research, and exposes new opportunities. Check out the videos below, or go to our website, to learn more about our solutions and ways we help Labor clients achieve better outcomes and lower their drug spend.


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Labor-dedicated Account Team

NYLHCA coalition members will have access to a core account team which consists of experienced health care professionals, all of whom understand labor specific needs and bring their tenured knowledge to support complex plans and respond quickly to your changing needs.

Meet the people who will take on your toughest challenges and use their experience to expose your opportunities.
Dan Castellano
Dan Castellano, Senior Director, National Labor Division
As your Senior Director, Dan serves as a strategic resource to find solutions that improve outcomes and drive out waste.
(862) 397-3066
Lyndsay Giger
Lyndsay Giger, Account Executive, National Labor Division
As your Account Executive, Lyndsay directs your account team activity related to your unique objectives while driving your business strategy.
(862) 666-4119
portrait of Stephen O'Sick
Stephen J. O'Sick, Executive Director, NYLHCA
Stephen J. O’Sick is the Executive Director of the New York Labor Health Care Alliance (NYLHCA) and a member of Capital District Physicians’ Health Plan’s Labor Advisory Board. The NYLHCA is a coalition of over 60 union sponsored health funds representing over 125,000 lives, and Mr. O’Sick is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the company. Prior to assuming his role as Executive Director, he was fund administrator of the Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers Local #2NY, Pension, Annuity and Health & Welfare Benefit Funds for 17 years.
Portrait of Michael Brady
Michael P. Brady, Treasurer, NYLHCA
Michael is the Administrator of the Laborers’ Local 157 Health, Pension, Annuity and Training & Education Funds, a position he has held since 2004. He is the Treasurer of the New York Labor Health Care Alliance (NYLHCA). As part of his work with the NYLHCA, he is the key director in negotiating and maintaining PBM contracts. He also serves on the Express Scripts Labor Advisory Council.
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