Community pharmacists’ hard work to provide more accessible healthcare is increasingly being recognized by payers. This can provide new revenue to offset decreased prescription reimbursements. But what do pharmacists need to know to start taking advantage of medical billing?
You’ve probably noticed headlines in states like Ohio, Tennessee, and Washington: pharmacists can bill as medical providers. But how do you move from news headline to daily workflow?
The gap between routines and possibilities is sometimes smaller than we realize, and it’s a nice surprise when we find out we can accomplish our goals with something we already have.
When QS/1 talks about the Community of Now in some of our emails and social posts, we’re calling out our focus on today’s independent pharmacists: who they are, what they need, and the support they deserve.
When gathering face-to-face with hundreds of people isn’t advisable, does professional learning and networking need to wait, too? Not at all. You just take the face-to-face out of it.
We’ve talked about the impact of COVID-19 on community pharmacists, along with their creative, dedicated workarounds to keep serving patients. But nothing helps like hearing what a fellow pharmacist is actually doing – let’s see how Moundsville Pharmacy has adapted its workflow.
Previously unusual sights now seem like the new normal – face masks, taped lines every 6 feet, and empty spots instead of paper products. But something else has become recognizable amidst COVID-19: gratitude to frontline workers like community pharmacists.
Financial anxiety is very much a part of the COVID-19 pandemic. Established business routines have changed dramatically, impacting revenue and costs. The government has responded with the CARES Act, but can it help your pharmacy?
Healthcare workers undoubtedly share many challenges in common during the COVID-19 pandemic, but each specialty also has its own concerns.
It’s not surprising to see how resourceful community pharmacists are being as they serve their communities during COVID-19. But the new, smart, creative ways these pharmacies are reaching their patients deserves showcasing, both to share best practices and to say thank you.
As of January 1, new SCRIPT 2017071 officially replaced version 10.6, and it came with potential advantages to pharmacy’s workflow speed and patient care. Have you gotten underway with the new ePrescribing standard? Read on for why you shouldn’t delay. If you receive and transmit electronic prescriptions, you’re probably aware that they conform to a standard set […]
In part 2 last week of our series on the NCPDP’s new standard for ePrescribing, which becomes effective January 1, we talked about the standard’s new ways for pharmacies and prescribers to communicate. In this third installment, we explore an important, if somewhat controversial, update in version 2017071 – the ability to mark a prescription as urgent.