The Dangerous Link Between DIR Fees and Catastrophic Coverage—and How It’s Hurting Patients and Pharmacies

Posted on August 31st, 2018

On the surface, catastrophic healthcare coverage is a great thing. For the 44.5 million Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in the Part D program for self-administered prescription drugs, this coverage phase is designed to make out-of-pocket costs manageable, once drug spending crosses a certain threshold. Without it, many patients with chronic health conditions would not be able to access their medication. 

But something has gone horribly wrong...

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Prescriber-Pharmacists — The Dawn Of A New Era

Posted on August 23rd, 2018 in Industry Updates by Admin

Studies predict a shortage of up to 121,300 physicians by 2030. This means access to primary care physicians is becoming more difficult. However, 9 in 10 Americans have a pharmacy within 5 miles of their home according to NACDS research. The pharmacist will become more and more important as an overall healthcare consultant. 

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Amplicare Spotlight: Chris Cornelison on Medsync

Posted on August 20th, 2018 in Other by Admin

Chris Cornelison, PharmD and Owner, Iuka Discount Drugs, Iuka, MS reveals the benefits of Medsync and the best way to include it in the pharmacy workflow.


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