Getting Paid for High Cost Drugs? Telling the Patient Story Accurately and Completely

February 20, 2020

This activity will be conducted by subject matter experts on the topic of reimbursement and revenue cycle management. Strategies for ensuring accuracy and completeness of data submitted for reimbursement and analytics that ensure integrity will be discussed.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Explain proposed 2020 changes to Medicare reimbursement with operational changes required to implement them
  2. Determine payor idiosyncrasies impacting working with them
  3. Describe the business model transition from fee-for-service to capitated bundled payments or episode of care payments outlining revenue cycle management impact of using new metrics that define value

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Identify what’s needed to get paid for a drug, where the information comes from and who’s responsible
  2. Develop strategies for ensuring accuracy and completeness of data submitted for reimbursement and analytics that ensure integrity
  3. Adopt a cross functional multidisciplinary approach to revenue cycle management with new strategies that shake out old habits
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance
Course opens: 
02/20/2020
Course expires: 
04/05/2020
Event starts: 
02/20/2020 - 1:00pm
Event ends: 
02/20/2020 - 2:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Vizient
 
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Vizient
 
Course reviewer
Katrina K. Harper, PharmD, MBA, BCPS, BCSCP
Clinical Pharmacy Director
Vizient
 
Presenters
Carolyn Liptak, MBA, RPh
Pharmacy Executive Director Pharmacy Advisory Solutions
Vizient
 
Bonnie Kirschenbaum, MS, FASHP, FCSHP
Consultant
Joint Accreditation Statement:
 
In support of improving patient care, Vizient, Inc. is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
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Designation Statements:
 
PHARMACY
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-034-L04-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-20-034-L04-T
 
CEU
Vizient, Inc. will award CEUs to each participant who successfully completes this program. The CEU is a nationally recognized unit of measure for continuing education and training programs that meet certain criteria (1 contact hour = 0.1 CEU).

Available Credit

  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy
  • 1.00 ACPE Technician
  • 1.00 General CEU – Attendance

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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