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What Pharmacists Should Know About Medicare Open Enrollment 2023
What Pharmacists Should Know About Medicare Open Enrollment 2023

The Medicare Open Enrollment period for 2023 is quickly approaching – this is a critical time for both your patients and your pharmacy. Every year, the enrollment period runs from October 15 to December 7. This leaves very little time before patients need to re-evaluate their insurance. Below are a few tips on how your pharmacy can prepare for the upcoming enrollment period.

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6 Things to Know About OTC Hearing Aids
6 Things to Know About OTC Hearing Aids

On August 16, 2022, the FDA issued a rule establishing “over-the-counter hearing aids to improve access to safe, effective, and affordable hearing aids for millions of Americans”. These hearing aids can be purchased by patients with perceived mild to moderate hearing loss without the need to see a prescriber. Here we have a full list of what you need to know when it comes to OTC hearing aids.

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FDA Approves Pharmacists to Prescribe Paxlovid – What We Need to Know
FDA Approves Pharmacists to Prescribe Paxlovid – What We Need to Know

On July 6th, 2022 the FDA revised the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Paxlovid. With this update, licensed pharmacists were granted the ability to prescribe Paxlovid to eligible patients, with certain limitations existing to ensure the safety and correct use of the medication. In today’s blog post, we will discuss this approval and what pharmacies need to know.

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What Pharmacies Should Know About the 2023 Medicare Part D Final Rule
What Pharmacies Should Know About the 2023 Medicare Part D Final Rule

The 2023 Medicare Part D Final rule affects all stakeholders – plan sponsors, pharmacies, and beneficiaries. Fortunately, the changes to come from this final rule lean in favor of pharmacies and beneficiaries rather than sponsors. While the changes won’t solve all of the problems for community pharmacies, it is a tremendous step in the right direction when it comes to reimbursement transparency.

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Digital Pharmacy Takes The Lead
Digital Pharmacy Takes The Lead

Recently, Alto Pharmacy announced they raised $50 million to grow their online pharmacy across the U.S. This announcement comes on the heels of PillPack.   Alto Pharmacy, formerly known as ScriptDash Pharmacy, is a San Francisco-based “digital pharmacy” that offers...

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