Tackling Percentage of Days Covered - Adherence Meets Medicare Part D Star Ratings - Sponsored by Merck

Sunday, October 19, 2014, 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Austin Convention Center
Location: 19AB, Level 4
Continuing Education Credits: 1.5 (0.15 Contact Hours)
ACPE #: 207-000-14-218-L04-P and ACPE #: 207-000-14-218-L04-T

The industry is buzzing with the importance of Medicare Part D Star Ratings, so how does this translate in day to day activity in your community pharmacy? This program will break down the vital role that adherence plays in keeping up your pharmacy at top ranking on the measures that contribute to Medicare Part D Star ratings. A pharmacy peer will share step by step solutions to take each measure and improve compliance among your patients, making your pharmacy a top performer.

Pharmacist and Technician Learning Objectives:

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

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

  3. Discuss the importance of medication adherence on patient outcomes

Speaker: Tripp Logan, PharmD, L and S Pharmacy, Charleston, Missouri

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