White-Bagging Implications in a Hospital-Based Infusion Center

January 21, 2021

A panel of Vizient healthcare providers implanting alternative strategies to white bagging and brown bagging and encouraging greater opportunities to buy and bill will address the learning gap.

Target Audience

  • Pharmacists
  • Pharmacy technicians

Learning Objectives

Pharmacist learning objectives

  1. Describe insurance cost-savings trends in today’s infusion market
  2. Recall how to implement a process for how to prevent white-bagging

Pharmacy technician learning objectives

  1. Define buy-and-bill versus white-bagging terminology
  2. Explain the difference between a hospital site of service infusion center versus physician-based
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
01/21/2021 - 1:00pm CST
Event ends: 
01/21/2021 - 2:00pm CST
Live via webinar
United States
Relevant financial relationships: Planning committee members and presenters have nothing to disclose
Planning committee members
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
Jackie Stokes, BS
Manager, Pharmacy Program Services
Course reviewer
Gretchen Brummel, PharmD, BCPS
Consulting Director, Pharmacy
K. Scott Zweerink, PharmD
Director of Outpatient Pharmacy Services and 340B Program Compliance
Truman Medical Centers
Shannon Koch, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Coordinator – Pharmacist Specialty Infusions/Patient Assistance Programs
The University of Chicago Medicine
Kristen Kruszewski, PharmD, BCSCP
Manager of Compounding Services
University of North Carolina Health
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.
Designation Statements:
Vizient, Inc. designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 ACPE credit hours.
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-066-L05-P
Universal Activity Number: JA0006103-0000-21-066-L05-T
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 Pharmacist
  • 1.00 ACPE Pharmacy Technician
  • 1.00 General CE - Attendance
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