In the coming weeks and months, the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine will be delivered to providers across the country. The CDC recently created a playbook that provides guidance on distribution, initial recipients, documentation and data sharing.
As the number of Medicare beneficiaries increases, so does the importance of streamlining the process of helping them with plan selection. Imagine getting a list of curated plans that save your patients money and keep them in-network with a single click, instead 13 different clicks (the average for users on Medicare Plan Finder) to get similar information.
Pharmacists need solutions in place that help them understand their patients holistically, they need tools that help them efficiently and accurately document clinical encounters, and finally, they need technology that understands the language and practice of ICD-10 and CPT coding so that they can submit medical claims. Said more plainly, pharmacies will need a billing-enabled electronic health record (EHR).
Many patients understand the need for an annual flu shot, but they are less clear on the need for other recommended immunizations. Pharmacies needed a reliable way to leverage the power of growing access to patients seeking flu vaccines to start providing other companion vaccines as well.
Prescription discount cards are great for pharmacy patients, providing them easy access to lower cost options for medications. But from a business perspective? It’s a little more challenging. Learn how technology can manage this part of your business for you, while you focus on growing your business and bringing value to your patients through high-value activities like clinical services.