Recognizing Leaders in Pharmacy Benefits Management Excellence

The Pharmacy Benefits Institute of America excellence awards were created to commend organizations and individuals who excel in pharmacy benefits management. The CPBS, our flagship certification, is recognized globally as a premier pharmacy benefits management education program. Each year, pharmacy benefits excellence awards are presented to organizations and individuals who achieve pharmacy benefits management excellence in a specific category, no matter what industry they are in. Recipients exemplify an unwavering commitment to pharmacy benefits management excellence.

Benefits to Being Recognized as a Leader in Pharmacy Benefits Management Excellence

What better way to showcase how excellence, whether among an entire organization or an individual, than with a prestigious award? We want to recognize the immense effort you have put in to helping your customers or organization have a positively memorable experience.

Benefits for the Individual

Benefits for the Organization

Award Categories

-- ORGANIZATIONS --

Small Business
Medium Business
Division of a Medium Business
Large Business
Division of a Large Business
Government
PBM Project of the Year (various sub-categories)
Employee Engagement Award
Customer Culture Award
Customer Focused Innovations
Visionary
Best of the Best

-- INDIVIDUALS --

Pharmacy Benefit Management Professional of the Year
Pharmacy Benefit Management Leader of the Year
Pharmacy Benefit Management Executive of the Year
Pharmacy Benefit Management CEO of the Year

Entry Process

1. REVIEW GUIDELINES AND SELECT CATEGORY
Review 2020 Awards Guidelines and determine the Awards Category appropriate to the size and nature of your business, or your individual role.

2. SUBMISSIONS

Organizations must provide a submission per category entered, and including supporting documentation (charts, tables, and graphics). Deadline submission for the annual PBIA Excellence Awards is the first Monday in September of each year.

3. NOTIFYING FINALISTS

Finalists will be selected and notified in October.

4. SITE VISITS FOR FINALISTS

Finalist site visits, or Zoom/WebEx sessions, will be completed by a member of the PBIA Awards judging committee prior to mid-December 2020.

5. ANNOUNCING WINNERS

Annual winners will be publicly announced in January for the previous year winners.
The Judging Committee consists of representative senior businesspeople actively involved in the pharmacy benefits management profession. The key stages that the national judging committee undertakes in the evaluation process for each category are to:
  • Evaluate Submissions: Members of the Judging Committee evaluate the submissions and select the finalists for each category.
  • Conduct Site Visits/Telephone Interviews: Organizations, teams and projects are evaluated with an on-site visit. Nominees for individual awards are evaluated with a structured telephone interview.
  • The Judging Committee will select the winners in January following the year an award is earned.