Atlanta-area independent community pharmacist Jonathan Marquess, PharmD, CDE, CPT briefed Congressional staffers June 6 regarding how medication therapy management (MTM) and other pharmacist services can help patients achieve better outcomes while reducing overall health care costs.
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Community Pharmacist Briefs Capitol Hill on Medication Therapy Management, Pharmacist Provider StatusPublished June 7, 2013 DME , MTM Leave a Comment
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Two leading Members of Congress delivered stirring speeches championing pro-patient, pro-pharmacist bills that each has introduced and implored independent community pharmacists and others to take grassroots action to advance the legislation.
Over 250 independent community pharmacists discussed top health care and pharmacy issues with leading lawmakers and federal and state policymakers, during the second day of NCPA’s Legislative Conference Tuesday, May 8th.
New MTM Survey Finds Great Potential Remains for Medication Therapy Management to Help Patients and Reduce Costs, but More Adoption Needed by Health Insurance PlansPublished May 6, 2011 MTM Leave a Comment
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NCPA recently asked community pharmacists to share their thoughts on the current state of medication therapy management (MTM) in their pharmacy practice. In sum, most pharmacists reported that they are doing MTM cases and receive positive feedback from patients, yet the eligibility requirements are too stringent for this service to reach its full potential for cost savings and better health.