Understanding Pharmacy Reimbursement




Understanding Pharmacy Reimbursement

Number of page: 155
Author: edited by F. Randy Vogenberg
Publisher: ASHP
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Category: Medical

Learn the fundamentals of reimbursement with this valuable guide. Pharmacy Reimbursement examines current issues, strategies, requirements, risk management, consumer awareness, and the evolution of pharmacy. It provides practical instruction for a variety of practice settings, including hospitals, home care, long-term care, and community/retail. Anticipating the transition to provider status, Pharmacy Reimbursement helps managers, practicing pharmacists and new graduates administer existing and emerging reimbursement tasks for Medication Therapy Management Services in patient care settings. This excellent resource provides pharmacists with a better understanding of reimbursement issues in order to best determine, and establish future professional practices.

About The Author

Dr. Randy Vogenberg holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Pharmacy from the University of Rhode Island in 1975 and a Doctorate in Health Care Management
from Century University in 1997. He completed an ASHP Accredited Pharmacy Residency at the Brigham & Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Boston
Currently he is Principal, Institute for Integrated Healthcare, Sharon, MA; Executive Director, Biologic Finance & Access Council, a program at the Jefferson School of Population Health, Philadelphia, PA; and was the Senior Investigator at Aon Consulting, Life Sciences National Practice from 2000-2006 for the multi-hospital Clinical Effectiveness Initiative (CEI) on preventive thrombosis care.
in 1982. Dr. Vogenberg has practiced in hospital, community, academia, long term and managed care.Dr. Vogenberg's research interests are in the area of pharmacoeconomics,managed health care or hospital systems, and biologic based drug therapy for
prevention and treatment of chronic disease. His research has resulted in the publication of nearly 45 journal articles, 5 books, 3 book chapters and 25 research abstracts in addition to his editorship of Reimbursement.