CMS Advanced Call Letter, Impact on MTM Program Submission

CMS Advanced Call Letter, Impact on MTM Program Submission

CMS recently released the 2018 Advance Call Letter for Medicare Part D Programs. Submissions for the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) program are... Continued

Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit

Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit

From April 5-9th, 2017 the Elevate Pharmacy Virtual Summit will present the industry’s first ever completely web-based pharmacy conference... Continued

Drug Related Readmissions

Drug Related Readmissions

A recent study in the March 2017 edition of the Journal of Patient Safety (http://insights.ovid.com/crossref?an=01209203-900000000-99520) highlights... Continued

Medication Management for Medicaid

Medication Management for Medicaid

Medication Management for Medicaid For those of us with a passion for medication management we are all encouraged to see the dissemination of... Continued

Readmission Reduction a Prime Target for Medication Management Programs

Readmission Reduction a Prime Target for Medication Management Programs

The Annals of Internal Medicine (December 2016) provides an analysis of early readmission rates (Readmission Rates After Passage of the Hospital... Continued

Medication Management for Readmission Reduction

Medication Management for Readmission Reduction

More and more I speak to pharmacists who have identified opportunities to provide a readmission reduction programs (Note. As re-admissions are a a... Continued

Trends in STAR Cut Points

Trends in STAR Cut Points

In November CMS released it's report - Trends in Part C & D STAR measure rating cut points... Continued

MTM Pilot Audits

MTM Pilot Audits

CMS, after a summer of audits, released it's first guidance on MTM Pilot Audits - Part D Medication Therapy Management Program Area PILOT Audit... Continued

MTM Program Submission 2017

MTM Program Submission 2017

For Medicare Advantage and Part D plans it's time to think about your Medication Therapy Management program design and submission.  While CMS is not... Continued