In the fall of 2022, ProxsysRx set-out to extend its pharmacy-based services to hospitals, their affiliated physicians and their patients by offering a multi-benefit prescription savings card. One that helps make unaffordable drugs more affordable, while increasing patients’ access to medications through prescription discounts. Just as importantly, a card that gives participating health systems access … Read More
How 340B Programs Can Positively Impact Value-Based Care Scores
It’s no secret that, for hospitals, one of the Affordable Care Act’s most far-reaching legacies is the impact that Value-Based Care has on the payments they receive. For many health systems, the lower their Value-Based Care scores, the lower the payments they receive from treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. What isn’t as commonly considered — … Read More
How Can Your Outpatient Pharmacy Help You Avoid “30-Day Readmission Rule” Medicare And Medicaid Penalties?
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
What Is Value-Based Care, and How Can Your Outpatient Pharmacy Help?
One of the Affordable Care Act’s most far-reaching legacies is the ever-increasing impact that Value-Based Care has had on healthcare systems and physicians. In hospitals it’s seen primarily in the form of Per Diems and Readmission Adjustments. For physicians it’s reflected in MIPS (Merit-Based Incentive Payment) scores. What are value-based care programs? According to the … Read More