As copay accumulators continue to grow in popularity, expect to see more industry ripple effects. Here we shed some light on what a copay accumulator program is and how it works.
Tags: Pharmacy, Providers
Primary medication non-adherence is caused by cost and patients’ mental barriers to medication. Here’s how we can reduce primary non-adherence.
Tags: Pharmacy, Price Transparency
Rising prescription drug costs are a key concern for Americans. Here’s how pharmacy APIs can improve transparency and empower patients.
Tags: API, Health Innovation, Pharmacy
Expands Benefit and Pricing Estimate Services for Prescription Medications across both Commercial and Medicare Part D Insurance Plans Today, at our fifth DokChain Health Alliance meeting, PokitDok announced that it has acquired the pharmacy and software assets of Oration PBC. The acquisition is closed and terms were not disclosed. Benefit coverage, formulary, and drug cost estimates are often locked away … Read more
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We recently published our 5 Healthcare IT Trends to Watch in 2017 report. But we wanted to know what other influencers in the healthcare space are envisioning for the coming year. Today's guest blogger is Jane Sarasohn-Kahn, Health Economist and Trend Weaver. Health citizens in America will need to be even more mindful, critical, and … Read more
Tags: Health Innovation, Healthcare consumerism, Healthcare predictions, Pharmacy
Pharmacist and doctor collaborations via telepharmacy and telehealth are helping patients getting the medicine and advice they need, when they need it.
In our continued mission to power the business of health, we are excited to announce a strategic partnership with PillPack, a VIPPS® certified pharmacy by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy®. PillPack will be using our Pharmacy APIs to power improved patient experiences for more than 16 million Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries and 40.5 million … Read more
Tags: Dev, Pharmacy
Looking up pharmacy benefits is difficult. When the time comes to write a prescription, doctors have no way of knowing what medications are covered under a member's insurance policy - and patients have no idea if a scrip will be covered until they're through the pharmacy checkout line. While strides toward transparency have been … Read more
Tags: API, Dev, Pharmacy
Although donut holes have been enjoyed by people for centuries, when it comes to donut holes in Medicare, a glazed ball of doughy goodness is not what comes to mind. You can think of Medicare prescription drug coverage kind of like a donut. On either side of the hole, coverage is pretty good. But once … Read more
Have you ever seen someone with uniform, dark purple, bruise-like circles on their back or on the back of their neck? Although frightening at first glance, cupping is an ancient Chinese medicine practice that has been used in the Chinese culture for thousands of years to treat the ailments of athletes, the ill, and the injured. History … Read more
Tags: Healthcare consumerism, Pharmacy