This transaction brings together two of the leading nationwide PBMs. With the addition of WHI, Catalyst’s PBM membership will increase from approximately 7 million people to over 18 million members, while annual prescription quantity will expand from approximately 80 million to over 165 million. ‘This is a significant milestone for Catalyst and an important next step inside our long-term growth technique,’ stated David T. Blair, Chief Executive Officer of Catalyst. ‘Our mixed expertise and best-in-class solutions provides immediate value to your clients and users.’ Founded in 1995, WHI is a full-services PBM providing providers to employer groups, health plans, Medicare clients and individual consumers nationwide. ‘We are getting WHI’s talented employees who’ve been integral to the development and success of the business and are pleased to welcome them to the Catalyst group,’ Blair continued.The creation of new transportation systems that prioritize sidewalks, trails, separate bike lanes and other longer-term built environment changes to substantially increase walking or biking to and from school and work. Second, the record urges schools to make sure that children reach least one hour of workout daily. Less than twenty five % of Minnesota high school students currently get the suggested daily exercise; in the average week, 40 % of the state’s ninth graders obtain no physical education at all. The 3rd recommendation by the organization involves ensuring students continue receiving healthy meals at school.