Abarca Health Capital Inc.
San Juan, PR
Jason Borschow is founder and CEO of abaca health, a pharmacy benefits management (PBM) and health information technology (HIT) company serving over 2 million people and helping to manage more than $900 million in pharmaceutical expenditures through 30,000 pharmacies across the nation. Since 2005, Abarca has designed, implemented, and supported pharmacy benefit for health plans, federal and state government programs, self-insuring employer/union groups, and other health benefit sponsors. The company is especially focused on leveraging timely data and flexible technology to help payers, patients and providers make smart decisions to better manage healthcare costs, elevate the quality of care, improve benefit programs, and stremline services operations.
Jason also led abarca's predecessor and sister company PICA, a Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Insurance Plan (PDP), until it was acquired in January, 2014, by Triple-S Management Corporation. Before leading abarca health and PICA, Jason was responsible for managing Puerto Rico's largest retail pharmacy distribution business as Vice President of Borschow Drug, a family business founded by Jason's grandfather in 1951 and acquired by Cardinal Health, Inc. in 2008.
Prior to his involvement in healthcare, Jason worked as a management consultant for banks and financial services companies in New York City and Melbourne, Australia. He received a BA in Economics from Harvard University and is a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO). Jason is also an active member of the Health Committee of the Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce and is a supporter of the Puert rico Medicare Coalition for Fairness. He believes in export-oriented economic development for Puerto Rico and volunteers his time and resources to support efforts of the Foundation for Puerto Rico and its partner organizations.