Pharmacy PLUS Technology Blog

HHS Final Drug Pricing Rule Fails to Address Pharmacy DIR Fees

Despite strong support from leading pharmacy associations, patient advocacy groups, senior citizen groups, and members of the U.S. Congress, in May 2019 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a final drug pricing rule for Medicare...

Are you ready for CPESN? Five Key Services

CPESN — Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Networks — offer a promising way to differentiate yourself with both patients and payers. CPESN member pharmacies come together to improve patient outcomes with optimal medication use. They agree to provide enhanced services that...

Improve Medication Adherence with BestRx

It comes as no surprise that the current state of the healthcare system in the United States has flaws. That aside, there remain highly skilled and passionate medical professionals and pharmacists who work tirelessly to deliver the best possible...

Mevesi: Turning Your Pharmacy Data into Power

There is power in knowing. And you can further elevate your pharmacy business when you put knowledge to use to make informed decisions. Every pharmacy has a treasure trove of information. Daily prescription processing results in so many data points...

Micro Merchant Named Pharmacy System of the Year

Micro Merchant Systems received the 2019 Software Company of the Year award from the American Pharmacy Purchasing Alliance (APPA) for its PrimeRx system. The award, which is based on results of an industry-wide survey, honors PrimeRx for innovation, dedication,...

Reinvent, Revolutionize, Empower: Together

Through the years we have seen industries and social groups band together seeking a common goal or objective, ultimately achieving success and progress. Why? Because there is strength in numbers. Alone, we face challenges limited by our resources and...

Connect and Engage with Your Retail Pharmacy Customers

An Engaged Approach > Consumer trends have led retailers to count mobile, marketing, and merchandising among their top digital business initiatives. Just think how many brands or businesses you know have added online chat or expedited delivery services. To compete...

All Systems Go for the New SCRIPT Standard

If you receive and transmit electronic prescriptions, you’re probably aware that they conform to a standard set by the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP). On Jan. 1, 2020, standard 10.6 gets an upgrade — and your pharmacy...

Amplicare Q&A: Why High-Performing Pharmacies Have DIR Fees

Direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR, fees play a significant role in the profitability of a pharmacy. With a recent CMS final rule failing to implement DIR reform, pharmacies can expect DIR fees to continue to be an unavoidable...