Brookings: Disruptive entrepreneurship is transforming U.S. health care
by Patricia Powers, PharmD
How Mosaic’s Comprehensive Pharmacy Support Enables Better Care at Home
As the Director of Clinical Services at Mosaic Pharmacy Service, Patricia Powers, Pharm.D. is responsible for overseeing the development and delivery of clinical services for all Mosaic members, RxAnte’s high-touch pharmacy service. This month we asked Dr. Powers to share her insights around at-home care coordination benefiting both the patient and the health system and how Mosaic’s comprehensive pharmacy support can help enable better care at home.
by Tori Erxleben Rush, PharmD
CMS Announcement for Medicare Advantage Part C and D plans
In early April, the Center for Medicaid and Medicare Services shared its Announcement for Medicare Advantage Part C and D plans, incorporating feedback solicited after an Advance Notice was issued in February 2022. Overall, not much has changed since the Advance Notice, however CMS addressed the comments issued by Medicare Advantage stakeholders like MA organizations and prescription drug plan sponsors.
The need for value-based pharmacy services
There is a strong push among physicians to transition to care models that incentivize fewer, more effective treatments. This same perspective should also be held in pharmacy. As we look to a post-pandemic healthcare system, improvements need to be made to remedy these concerns with focuses on barriers to optimal quality and cost--particularly for the medically complex and socially vulnerable.