A pharmacy will be best served by a PSAO that offers increased visibility into DIR fees and the tools to manage them effectively. Read more from Todd Wormington, R.Ph, MBA, Directory of Pharmacy Programs.
About Todd Wormington
Todd Wormington is the Director, Pharmacy Programs for Pharmacy First and has over 25 years of pharmacy industry experience. His work as a practicing pharmacist helped frame a passion for direct patient care and led to a career focused on the clinical and operational resources required to deliver enhanced pharmacy services in a community-based setting.
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Pharmacy First is looking for a talented professional to assist the Pharmacy Programs team by coordinating the enrollment, billing and reporting for value added programs.
CMS’s new opioid policies for Medicare drug plans start on January 1, 2019. The new policies include improved safety edits when opioid prescriptions are dispensed at the pharmacy and drug management programs for patients determined to be at-risk.
There is no other industry that operates quite like pharmacy, and the list of challenges faced by community pharmacy is long and growing. Your PSAO should be on the front lines, working diligently on your behalf and providing the support services you need to stay competitive, operate efficiently, and do what you do best – serve your patients.
Success in 2019 is dependent on pharmacies knowing quality metrics that require continued focus, metrics that have major changes 5-star thresholds, and new metrics that contribute to overall STAR ratings. As your partner in excellence, the clinical team at Pharmacy First has identified key quality metrics for 2019 and is here to support pharmacies in their clinical success.