Risky Benefits Podcast: Season 1, Episode 09

May 21, 2020

Get Aid With Medicaid

Recorded via video conference under the Florida shelter-in-place order during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Risky Benefits guest, Greg Kitchens of Artia Solutions, is here this week to discuss Medicaid. This medical benefit program is an inexpensive option for those that have lost their job or a considerable amount of income. In case you’re wondering what exactly Medicaid is, who it is for, and how to sign up, take a moment and listen to these experts give you all the information you need to know.

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More About Our Guest: 

Greg Kitchens

Greg Kitchens

Chief Information Officer, Senior Partner

Greg joined Artia in 2007, and he provides critical clinical resources and account management for Artia clients. Resources managed by Greg include a client specific P&T/DUR calendar mobile app, Artia Alert emails, the Artia App and the Artia Atlas. Other expertise includes P&T and DUR requirements and policies and the state PDL coverage process. Additionally, Greg provides clinical insight and research for product launches, state prior authorization issues, and he makes clinical presentations to P&T committees and key Medicaid decision makers.

Other responsibilities include sales, marketing and technology development. Greg interned for Dr. Tim Covington in the Managed Care Institute at Samford University and Provider Synergies. During both internships, he developed clinical and pharmacoeconomic data in order to make informed PDL decisions. He also worked for CVS/Caremark for several years after graduating pharmacy school. He is a member of AMCP, a State Advocacy Coordinator and an AMCP diplomat to Auburn. He is a graduate of Samford University, earning a Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2007.