Jason Tzau has worked as apharmacist and pharmacy consultant for the past 19 years, mostrecently serving as associate director of the health and benefitspractice at Willis Towers Waton's Seattle office.

Watch out, world: 2019 is going to be a big year for healthcare. The all-but-done Aetna/CVS merger is already makingwaves with a new, more transparent pricing model. And thenthere's Amazon, which continues to make waves, both with itsbusiness acquisitions and internal health care reforms. Its latestmove is the hiring of a health care executive to liaison betweenits own benefits department and external parties, including the newAmazon & Co. venture.

According to the jobdescription, “this new role in the Amazon Benefits Department willwork closely with internal and external partners including the newhealthcare venture. The Principal will be expected to have athorough knowledge of, and experience with, medical and pharmacybenefits, health care delivery systems, health management, wellnessand behavioral health management.”

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Emily Payne

Emily Payne is director, content analytics for ALM's Business & Finance Markets and former managing editor for BenefitsPRO. A Wisconsin native, she has spent the past decade writing and editing for various athletic and fitness publications. She holds an English degree and Business certificate from the University of Wisconsin.