Medicare Part D Star Ratings: A Pharmacist’s Practice Based Guide

Saturday, October 18, 2014, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Austin Convention Center
Location: 18CD, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 (0.15 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-212-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-212-L04-T

The industry is humming about Medicare Part Star Ratings and their impact on plans and networks as well as their potential to impact pharmacy business. But the bottom line is how will they affect you, and how can you affect them in your pharmacy? This session brings you a practicing, pharmacist, business owner who can give you practical advice that helps you to use your patient data, and alter your workflow to proactively manage the star ratings quality measures in your pharmacy.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

  1. Describe pharmacy measures in the star rating system and discuss operational best practices.

  2. Summarize the impact of the changing health care landscape including star ratings on payer incentives.

  3. Explain five Part D domain medication use related star ratings measures.

  4. Describe three types of interventions that your pharmacy can make to help impact patient medication adherence.

Speaker: Hashim Zaibak, PharmD, Hayat Pharmacy, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Activity Type: Application-based
Audience: Pharmacists and Pharmacy Technicians