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Weekly News Roundup: March 29

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Welcome to the first edition of Amplicare’s weekly news roundup. Each week, we’ll share five news stories to keep you up-to-date on what’s happening in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Look for us every Friday afternoon.

New Medicare Special Enrollment Periods and What You Can Do

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Beginning in 2019, there will be a new Open Enrollment Period for Medicare Advantage. This period will run from January 1 – March 31. If any of your patients are enrolled in a Medicare Advantage plan, they have a one-time opportunity during this period to…

2019 Medicare Changes

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Open Enrollment is upon us! The Amplicare team analyzed the data out there and identified key changes to help you help your patients this Open Enrollment.

4 Hidden ROIs of Medicare

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Recent advancements in pharmacy software offer many opportunities to increase your Return-on-Investment helping Medicare patients. We’ve looked at the data and found some key strategies to build a competitive advantage.

Quality Metrics for Drug Plans Are Impacting Pharmacies’ Bottom Line—Here’s How to Turn That Around

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Created by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 2007, the Star Rating System is designed to incentivize Medicare Advantage and Part D plans to provide higher quality care. The rating also informs patients how well a plan performs, generating more transparency in the healthcare marketplace. High-performing plans enjoy rewards, like bonus payments and greater marketing opportunities. Plans that perform poorly, however, can experience serious penalties

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