April 22, 2021


About The Event

Participants will:

  • Hear about the recent changes in the pharmacy market to help inform employer decisions regarding their pharmacy benefit plan.
  • Get a first look at the survey results and financial impact of fertility benefit coverage of Employers Health clients.
  • Explore the recent update to the guidelines for the treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis and how it will impact the largest class of specialty spend.

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This program is valid for 1.00 Professional Development Credit toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification.


This program is pre-approved for 1.00 HRCI HR (General) credit through the Human Resource Certification Institute.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®) criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.

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Speaker Details

Matthew Harman, PharmD, MPH

Vice President, Clinical Solutions, Employers Health

As Vice President of Clinical Solutions, Matt works to monitor, evaluate and improve the pharmacy plan performance of the Employers Health $1.5 billion PBM group purchasing programs with CVS, OptumRx, and Elixir. He works proactively with the organization’s more than 250 member employers to provide clinical information and strategies to help reduce health care spend and positively influence the health of more than 3 million individuals.

Matt founded the Employers Health managed care pharmacy residency program and currently serves as the director. Additionally, he manages and executes the organization’s flu immunization program which administers flu vaccines to thousands of individuals annually at their workplace.

He currently serves on the board of directors for the Health Policy Institute of Ohio, the pharmacy committee for Beacon Charitable Pharmacy and is a member of the Society for Women’s Health Research – Migraine Network Healthcare Opinion Leaders and Decision Makers.

Matt earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Kentucky where he co-founded an Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy student chapter and served as the inaugural president. While obtaining his PharmD, he enrolled in the College of Public Health to obtain a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Service Management. Matt completed his residency training at The Ohio State University Health Plan, which expanded his knowledge and skills in managed care pharmacy.

Kevin Wenceslao, PharmD

Clinical Advisor, Employers Health

Kevin works closely with the vice president of clinical solutions to serve as a clinical resource for our members’ benefit professionals on topics of new drugs, plan design recommendations and overall trends. Furthermore, he assists in delivering flu shots as part of the Employers Health Flu Immunization Program, as well as mentoring pharmacy students completing their rotations at Employers Health.

Kevin obtained his Doctor of Pharmacy from The Ohio State University in 2018 and his bachelor’s degree in biology from Iowa State University in 2013. Kevin has worked in various pharmacy settings ranging from retail, specialty, to telepharmacy where he provided Medication Therapy Management services to patients throughout the nation. During his time at OSU, he was an active member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy where he participated in Pharmacy & Therapeutics competitions.

Hannah Whitesel, PharmD

Pharmacy Resident, Employers Health

As a pharmacy resident, Hannah works closely with Employers Health’s vice president of clinical solutions and clinical advisors to serve as a resource to benefit professionals throughout the country. In this role, she makes plan design recommendations and provides information on new drugs and overall trends. Additionally, she assists in delivering flu shots as part of the Employers Health Flu Immunization Program.

Prior to joining Employers Health, she served as a pharmacy intern at both a national leading pharmacy and a small family-owned pharmacy. She obtained her Doctor of Pharmacy from Wilkes University in Wilkes-Barre, PA and her undergraduate degree in general sciences from Wilkes University. While in pharmacy school, she was a member of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity and is currently a member of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy.

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