Speaker Bio

HBCH | Abbey Ammerman

AJ Ally, R.PH.,MBA
Principal and Pharmacy Management Consultant

Current Responsibility
AJ Ally is a principal and pharmacy management consultant with the Chicago office of Milliman. AJ joined the firm in early 2019 as a healthcare strategist and currently leads strategic client engagements.
Professional Work Experience
AJ is a licensed pharmacist with over 25 years of experience in life science, pharmacy, and managed care. AJ has deep expertise in the pharmacy supply chain, PBM pricing strategies, operations, formulary rebates, specialty pharmacy, and benefit designs. He has worked with all types of payers, supporting strategy and implementation. AJ has held various leadership roles within the PBM industry. He has a successful track record to advance a company’s capabilities, bringing a higher level of strategic and analytical discipline to understand the customer, which has resulted in new solutions within
the pharmacy benefits industry. AJ’s previous roles as Vice President of Pharmacy and Vice President of Strategy encouraged transformation and transparency in the pharmacy supply chain and introduced new plan designs and the use of technology to improve provider patient relationships. AJ was also instrumental in introducing new PBM solutions in the market that reduced total cost and increased member access, including launching the first PBM narrow formulary. 
AJ started his career in life science market access, where he worked with Integrated  delivery Health Systems to support P&T decisions and pullthru formulary products. AJ also spent several years at Hewitt Associates, consulting for Fortune 500 employers with designing and managing their pharmacy and health and welfare benefits. Over the past two decades, AJ has been a frequent speaker at conferences and is considered by his peers as a thought leader in pharmacy benefits and the pharmacy supply chain.