NU Online News Service, Aug. 15, 11:35 a.m. – Prescription Solutions, Costa Mesa, Calif., says it will be managing pharmacy benefits for members of managed care plans run by AmeriChoice Corp., Vienna, Va.

Prescription Solutions began managing pharmacy benefits for 200,000 AmeriChoice Medicare, Medicaid and family plan members in New Jersey Aug. 1. The company will add 160,000 AmeriChoice members in New York and Pennsylvania to the program by the end of the year.

Prescription Solutions will handle tasks such as running the AmeriChoice pharmacy network, processing claims, and operating a help desk.

Prescription Solutions is a subsidiary of PacifiCare Health Systems Inc., Santa Ana, Calif.