Medicare patients with only two chronic diseases and two Rx meds would be eligible for CMS-funded MTM services.
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Any physician office that dispenses medications should be informed about its state's legal/regulatory obligations.
The year-long CPE series will include knowledge-based education in the magazine and online; online interactive cases; and live MTM and motivational interviewing training at regional meetings.
Eight months ahead of the event, only 10% of exhibit space remains.
Hawaii does not permit the return of medications to retail pharmacies once they are dispensed, making the need for take-back events even greater..
More than 40,000 domain names may be connected to online pharmacies at any given time.
Study finds that current eligibility criteria are too stringent. If plans lowered the drug-count requirement to the federal minimum of two, MTM eligibility would increase by almost two-thirds.
Express Scripts and CVS Caremark are expected to expand their list of non-covered drugs for the 2015 plan year, leading to challenging pricing negotiations between branded pharmaceutical companies and PBMs.
The direct oral factor Xa inhibitor edoxaban was found to be noninferior to well-managed warfarin for preventing strokes or systemic embolism in patients with atrial fibrillation.
This year’s flu season has been hard on young and middle-aged adults, with most hospitalizations involving patients 18 to 64 years old.