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Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company and PxPreferred Benefits Announce Partnership to Increase Healthcare Accessibility and Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

DALLAS, TX; NASHVILLE, TN, Jan. 11, 2023 RxPreferred Benefits, a transparent Pharmacy Benefit Administrator, and Mark Cuban
Cost Plus Drugs, PBC (Cost Plus Drugs), have announced a new partnership today, focused on improving healthcare access and
lowering drug spend. With this venture, employers and their members utilizing RxPreferred for their pharmacy benefit will have
access to all medications available through Cost Plus Drugs within their benefits package, with future plans to expand this offering
along with local independent pharmacies.

Our partnership with RxPreferred is another step in the direction of bringing transparency to healthcare and lowering drug costs for
individuals and families across the country.,” said Mark Cuban. “We are excited to work with a likeminded company that aligns with
our goals and puts improving access to affordable prescriptions first.”

Healthcare and prescription drug spend has continued to be a rising concern for both individuals and companies hosting their
insurance benefits plan or plan sponsors. The pricing of drugs and schematics behind the industry are complex and traditionally been
veiled from the endconsumer, leading to the need for transparency and control back in the hands of those ultimately paying for the

“There is an education component for employers and employees needed to help people and their families access the appropriate
medications at the best possible costs and live healthy lives.,” says Jeff Malone, CEO of RxPreferred. “In an otherwise opaque
industry, we’re committed to bringing transparency to the prescription drug space, making this partnership with Mark Cuban Cost
Plus Drug Company vital to our continued efforts in improving healthcare.

With this partnership, RxPreferred and Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company will bring together employersponsored benefits with
the option to use Cost Plus Drugs as part of their plan, previously only offered to individuals outside of their insurance package. Cost
Plus Drugs makes all drugs and pricing publicly available, giving everyone the opportunity to make informed decisions about their
healthcare needs.

RxPreferred started their efforts in transforming healthcare in 2011 with transparent custom pharmacy solutions and now work with
employers nationwide to administer their pharmacy benefits plan. This partnership is the next iteration of strategic innovation it
provides its’ customers as part of an everevolving environment with the goals of sustainable prescription drug spend, improved
member access, and transparency for employers and their members.

About Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company
The Mark Cuban Cost Plus Drug Company, PBC (
Cost Plus Drugs) aims to fundamentally change the way the pharmaceutical industry
operates. As a publicbenefit corporation, its social mission of improving public health is just as important as the bottom line. Cost
Plus Drugs transparently charges a standard markup on every drug it sells. The online pharmacy launched in
January 2022 now carries over 1,000 prescription products, delivered by mail to thousands of happy customers every day. Cost Plus
Drugs is working with health plans, managedcare organizations, pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs) and selfinsured employers to
bring these same savings to employersponsored benefit plans nationwide.

About RxPreferred Benefits
RxPreferred Benefits is transforming healthcare through transparent, passthrough Pharmacy Benefit Administration. In
collaboration with selffunded employers and health plans, RxPreferred develops custom solutions that drive savings and promote
healthcare accessibility for members with innovative strategies, technology, and data access. Headquartered in Nashville, TN,
RxPreferred is privatelyheld and operates nationally, also offering a variety of pharmacy solutions including 340B Administration
and PBM Services for Hospice, LongTerm Care, and Workers’ Compensation. To learn more and connect with our team of trusted
advisors, visit us at or on LinkedIn at
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