TITLE

Community pharmacists gain small MTM foothold

AUTHOR(S)
Paul, Reid
PUB. DATE
July 2007
SOURCE
Drug Topics;7/9/2007, Vol. 151 Issue 13, p14
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reports on Community Pharmacy MTM programs. In creating the program, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services mandated that every PDP develop an MTM program. Currently, most of MTM sessions are conducted by direct mail or over the telephone by pharmacy benefit managers and drug plan providers. The largest MTM plan is the Community Care Rx program that is administered by Mirixa Corp. The MTM component of the program began in June 2006 and the plan administered 44,000 MTM sessions during the second half of 2006.
ACCESSION #
25886314

 

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