PHARMACY LEADERS

Ben Jolley

Jolley's Compounding Pharmacy

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About

If you work at an independent pharmacy, it’s likely that you depend on a PSAO for your contracting. At Jolley’s Compounding Pharmacy, however, pharmacist Ben Jolley acts as their own ‘in-house PSAO.’ A third-generation pharmacist, Benjamin Jolley works alongside his family and team at Jolley’s Compounding Pharmacy to effectively serve the residents of Salt Lake City, Utah. A well-rounded pharmacist, Ben has expertise in a variety of clinical services — including pain management, hormone balancing, and even veterinary compounding. He is also knowledgeable in the business side of pharmacy, and offers insight on issues like PBMs, PSAOs, contracting, and fair pricing and reimbursements. In the industry, Ben serves as the Lead Luminary for CPESN Utah and works closely with the NCPA. When he isn’t working, Ben loves traveling and learning new things.
Organizations
  • CPESN Utah - Lead Luminary
Notable Achievements
  • 2017 - PQA Competitive Scholars Program
  • Runs the passionate opinion blog, “Ramblings of a Pharmacist”
Areas of Focus and Expertise
  • Compounding
  • Contracts and Dispensing Fees
  • Payment Models

About

If you work at an independent pharmacy, it’s likely that you depend on a PSAO for your contracting. At Jolley’s Compounding Pharmacy, however, pharmacist Ben Jolley acts as their own ‘in-house PSAO.’ A third-generation pharmacist, Benjamin Jolley works alongside his family and team at Jolley’s Compounding Pharmacy to effectively serve the residents of Salt Lake City, Utah. A well-rounded pharmacist, Ben has expertise in a variety of clinical services — including pain management, hormone balancing, and even veterinary compounding. He is also knowledgeable in the business side of pharmacy, and offers insight on issues like PBMs, PSAOs, contracting, and fair pricing and reimbursements. In the industry, Ben serves as the Lead Luminary for CPESN Utah and works closely with the NCPA. When he isn’t working, Ben loves traveling and learning new things.
Organizations
  • CPESN Utah - Lead Luminary
Notable Achievements
  • 2017 - PQA Competitive Scholars Program
  • Runs the passionate opinion blog, “Ramblings of a Pharmacist”
Areas of Focus and Expertise
  • Compounding
  • Contracts and Dispensing Fees
  • Payment Models
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Podcast

Podcast

Episode
13

He Said “No” To PSAO. See What Happens Next

If you work at an independent pharmacy, it’s likely that you depend on a PSAO for your contracting. At Jolley’s Compounding Pharmacy, however, pharmacist Ben Jolley acts as their own ‘in-house PSAO.’ After looking at their numbers and seeing a high amount of true-ups, he decided to direct-contract on his own. Jolley breaks down the process and explains the pros and cons of deciding to opt-out of a PSAO, even describing situations where certain pharmacies have better leverage than a PSAO even does. Could this be an opportunity for your pharmacy?
Payment Model • Clinical Services • Med Sync • Legislation
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