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Elixir launches specialty generic enhancement

Elixir launches specialty generic enhancement

PHILADELPHIA —  Elixir, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rite Aid, announced the launch of a specialty generic medication enhancement to its managed copay solutions effective June 1, 2022. The enhancement allows members to receive generic versions of certain specialty medications at a $0 copay and has the potential to provide an average savings of up

Avoiding pharmacy audits

Avoiding pharmacy audits

Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) regularly conduct audits on pharmacies to review their performance in relation to the PBM’s terms and conditions. There are several different types of compliance audits that PBMs may initiate, such as desktop, on-site, invoice or virtual. In order to be prepared for audits, pharmacies are encouraged to proactively undertake efforts to

Surescripts study reveals increased opportunities for technology

Surescripts study reveals increased opportunities for technology

ARLINGTON, Va. – Nearly half of pharmacists and two-thirds of prescribers report an increase in technology use over the past 18 months, according to a new Surescripts survey. The survey also found the majority of pharmacists and many prescribers believe the responsibilities of care providers, including nurses, physician assistants, physicians, specialists and non-clinical professionals, have

Hy-Vee working with RxSense

Hy-Vee working with RxSense

BOSTON – RxSense, the health care technology company improving transparency and access to affordable medications, announced it will power enterprise solutions for pharmacy benefits administration to Vivid Clear Rx, a subsidiary of Hy-Vee, Inc. Hy-Vee is one of the nation’s leading grocery chains with more than 275 stores spanning eight states across the Midwest. With

FDS and Amplicare ushering in the new era of pharmacy

FDS and Amplicare ushering in the new era of pharmacy

FORT WORTH, Texas  – FDS, a leading pharmacy technology company, and its subsidiary Amplicare, a provider of a decision-automation platform for healthcare providers, today announced significant growth and customer milestones, marking the dawn of a new era in the pharmacy market. In October 2020, Amplicare’s Medicare plan comparison platform, Amplicare Match, reported massive growth, onboarding nearly 200% more pharmacies compared

Federal and state authorities urged to help bolster pharmacy security

Federal and state authorities urged to help bolster pharmacy security

ARLINGTON, Va.— On Monday, June 1, NACDS president and CEO Steven Anderson shared with NACDS chain members the following information: “I want you to be aware that NACDS is communicating urgently with each of the nation’s governors, with state attorneys general, with state boards of pharmacy, with U.S. Attorney General William Barr, and with the

Chains can be shielded from COVID-19 related legal action

Chains can be shielded from COVID-19 related legal action

As the retail pharmacy industry responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies in this space have had to keep in mind a variety of regulatory and enforcement concerns. Top among those are the threat of both government enforcement actions and private party civil litigation raising allegations of price gouging. In addition to forcing operational modifications to

Will the pandemic provide the push for positive change?

Will the pandemic provide the push for positive change?

As I write this column, I’m working at home, social distancing from others not in my immediate family, yet keeping close to my coworkers and community through a blend of online video and other communications. As COVID-19 continues to spread across the United States, I wonder when we will return to “normal” — or even

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