MISSISSAUGA, ON, Feb. 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Express Scripts Canada (ESC) announced today that Health Canada has awarded it the Health Information and Claims Processing Services (HICPS) contract. The contract, one of the largest of its kind in Canada, will have ESC provide a broad range of services including the processing of tens of millions of pharmacy, dental, vision, mental health and medical supplies and equipment claims for the Indigenous People of Canada. The five-year contract includes renewal options that can total up to 11 years.
"Express Scripts Canada is extremely pleased to have been awarded this very important contract. Our submission represented a comprehensive, compliant and innovative response to all of the RFP requirements. We are pleased to have the privilege to serve this important community," says Michael Biskey, President of Express Scripts Canada. "We look forward to delivering and enhancing the HICPS program for the benefit of the Indigenous People of Canada."
About Express Scripts Canada
From its corporate headquarters just outside Toronto, Express Scripts Canada transforms health benefits by applying industry-leading innovations to benefit programs and pharmacy services. Express Scripts Canada provides pharmacy services to thousands of Canadian patients through a set of innovative solutions designed to influence better health and cost decisions by leveraging proprietary consumer intelligence, clinical expertise and research insights. Express Scripts Canada is owned by Express Scripts Holding Company.