Dr. Jonathan Hjelm joins Capital BlueCross pharmacy team
HARRISBURG, Pa. (Aug. 3, 2015) – Capital BlueCross today announced that Dr. Jonathan Hjelm has joined the company as director, Pharmacy Operations.
Dr. Hjelm brings 11 years of pharmacy experience to support Capital BlueCross’ commercial pharmacy product and operations. His primary responsibilities include setting benefit, financial and clinical pharmacy strategy, managing specialty pharmacy operational activities, overseeing pharmacy benefit manager and vendor relationships, and handling state regulatory and audit functions.
Prior to arriving at Capital BlueCross, Dr. Hjelm worked for Pharmastar PBM, which provided him with in-depth knowledge of pharmacy benefit management operations and a thorough foundation of Managed Care.
He earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree from the University of Southern California School of Pharmacy, and holds board certifications as a Nutrition Support Pharmacist, Pharmacotherapy Specialist, and Geriatric Pharmacist.
About Capital BlueCross
Capital BlueCross, headquartered in Harrisburg, Pa., is the leading health solutions and insurance company in central Pennsylvania and the Lehigh Valley. For more than 75 years, Capital BlueCross has offered products that provide peace of mind and promote good health. Today, the company and its family of diversified businesses offer a comprehensive portfolio of solutions including innovative value-based models, private exchanges, leading-edge analytics and digital health technologies, ancillary benefits, and training programs. Additionally, Capital BlueCross is growing a network of Capital Blue retail stores that provide in-person service and inspiration to live healthy. Capital BlueCross is an independent licensee of the BlueCross BlueShield Association. For more information, visit capbluecross.com.