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Prescription Drug Importation as a Means to Reduce Costs

December 1, 2020

Author: Ben Penley   Per capita, prescription drug costs in the US are the highest among all countries.1 High costs have a direct impact on access: 79% of patients find prescription drug costs unreasonable and 25% have difficulty affording their medications.2,3 Barriers … Continued

Quality Healthcare Begins at Home (Health)

January 29, 2020

By: Thomas Wert Historically, reimbursement for home health services from the US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has been largely based on volume instead of value. Due to increased utilization of home health services, home health payments increased … Continued

The NC PBM Bill Explained

December 19, 2019

By: Amber Ray Often the true impact of legislation on our day-to-day lives can be difficult to understand, especially when it comes to health care. Because of the piecemeal nature of our health care system, woven together with various chains … Continued

Keeping the Dream Alive: Part 1

October 7, 2019

Keeping the Dream Alive – written by second-year student pharmacist, Emily Meggs – is a multi-part series about pharmacy identity and pharmacy history.   “The dream of pharmacy as a clinical profession has been deferred for too long.”  – Charles … Continued