BioPlus appoints new director of payer relations

ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. — BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has hired Brenda Gauthier as its director of payer relations, the company said.

BioPlus said that in her new position, Gauthier, who has worked in specialty infusion for 18 years, would develop and maintain relationships with key payers and other entities. BioPlus said Gauthier had designed and executed many cost-effective, revenue-generating ideas, such as ways of improving reimbursement and cash flow like workshops, reference guides and training programs.

"Brenda's close relationship with the nation's leading health plans is one of the reasons we are excited by her joining our managed care team," BioPlus chief strategic officer Russell Gay said. "She has built a reputation as a trusted innovator who builds partnerships by melding our services to the needs of the plan, as well as that of the member."