BenefitsPRO, the No.1 provider of news, analysis and trends for benefits professionals, has announced its 2023 Luminaries Awards recognizing excellence in the benefits industry. Kevin Kobielski, president & CEO of AlignRx was recognized in the Leadership category.
One of only nine individuals awarded in this category this year, Kevin is featured in the October 2023 issue of BenefitsPRO, which says:
Known as a pharmacy benefits visionary, Kevin Kobielski founded AlignRx Consulting and has grown the company to more than 20 team members over the past four years. AlignRx partners with benefits brokers, employer groups, TPAs and health plans to offer pharmacy consulting solutions that improve performance, drive savings and deliver better pharmacy benefit outcomes. Kevin Kobielski brings nearly 25 years of experience to the firm, including as general manager of pharmacy benefits management at HealthNow New York, where he managed a team of clinical resources, operations personnel and account managers responsible for $600 million in medical and pharmacy spending. Kobielski’s creativity and expertise generate savings of up to 40% without compromising care. In one case, he negotiated improvements to PBM contract language for a county government with more than 1,300 members that resulted in savings of $1.1 million over three years, reducing their overall pharmacy benefit costs by 37%.
“The 2023 LUMINARIES honorees in Leadership make the decisions that matter most in this fast-changing environment and support bold strategies that produce both quantitative and qualitative results for their teams, companies and the broader benefits community,” explains BenefitsPRO introducing the Leadership honorees. “Each was selected by a distinguished and diverse team of industry leaders with input from our editorial team.”
AlignRx was also named to the Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing companies this year.