Bio - James Kenney


James Kenney

Jim Kenney is founder and president of JTKENNEY, LLC a managed care pharmacy consulting practice.  Jim worked for Harvard Pilgrim Health Care for 38 years in pharmacy management, most recently as the Manager of Specialty and Pharmacy Contracts.  His work included benefit design, formulary management, pipeline monitoring, trend analysis, legislative tracking, sales presentations and rebate contracting.  Jim has received national recognition for the development of value and outcomes-based contracts for pharmacy and medical products. He has experience in multiple plan designs, including: Commercial, Medicare Part D, Managed Medicaid and Health Exchanges.  

In addition, Jim has worked extensively in the areas of specialty pharmacy programs, including hemophilia and infertility, medical and pharmacy drug utilization management as well as pharmacy benefit management contracting. He has experience with, and especially enjoys, pharmaceutical account management training having presented at many conferences and programs throughout the managed care market.  Jim is a pharmacy preceptor for the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  He currently serves on the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association Government and Legislative Affairs Committee.  Jim is currently President of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, where he has been an active member for 30 years and served on several committees.  Jim has recently been appointed the ex-officio Chair of the Board of Managing Directors of the Biologics and Biosimilars Collective Intelligence Consortium (BBCIC). 

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