Benefits by Design Inc. and PocketPills are partnering on a digital pharmacy platform.

Through the partnership, group plan members will be able to instantly connect with pharmacists and manage their medications online. PocketPills’ platform includes automation technology that improves the pharmacy workflow, making pharmacists more accessible to patients via phone or live chat, seven days a week.

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“After receiving positive feedback from our staff on their use of PocketPills, we are excited to bring that same experience to our [plan sponsor] customers,” said Mike McClenahan, managing partner at BBD, in a press release. “PocketPills provides plan members with a unique combination of convenience and prescription medication management at an extremely affordable price. Their digital service is especially valuable during a time like COVID-19, allowing for the ordering and delivery of prescriptions to the plan member’s home.”