New exchange plan enrollees spent less on medications in the first quarter of 2015 compared with the same time a year ago, according to the third edition of the Express Scripts Exchange Pulse report released on Wednesday.
The adoption of technology-driven medication synchronization by community pharmacies results in improved patient adherence, increased revenue streams, and overall improvement in business optimization for pharmacies. That’s according to an analysis of five pharmacy case studies conducted for the National Community Pharmacists Association.
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday issued guidance indicating that the agency would give pharmacies an additional four months to comply with product tracing requirements scheduled to take effect July 1, 2015.
Pharmacy organizations have written a joint letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking officials to delay enforcement of a July 1 electronic product-tracing deadline for prescription drug dispensers.