How Can Your Outpatient Pharmacy Help You Avoid “30-Day Readmission Rule” Medicare And Medicaid Penalties?

July 26, 2022CMS Star Ratings, Medicare, Medication Compliance, Outpatient Tracking, Readmissions, Readmissions Reduction, Retail / Outpatient Pharmacy, Value-Based Care

What is the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program? HRRP is a value-based Medicare purchasing program that encourages hospitals to improve communication and care coordination to better engage patients and caregivers in discharge plans and, in turn, prevent avoidable readmissions. According to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, “Value-based programs reward health care providers with incentive … Read More

How Outpatient Pharmacies in Hospitals Impact the True Costs of Readmissions

May 31, 2022Bedside Prescription Delivery, CMS Star Ratings, Medication Compliance, Meds To Beds, Meds To Beds, Prescription Discounts, Readmissions, Readmissions Reduction, Retail / Outpatient Pharmacy

How can outpatient pharmacies reduce hospital readmissions? We’ve reported the following statistical finding elsewhere in this forum, but it bears repeating: Up to 70% of all preventable outpatient hospital readmissions are due to prescription non-compliance. Making matters worse for hospitals, the analytics generated by ProxsysRx’s proprietary software indicate that average hospital readmissions from prescription non-compliance … Read More