How CMS Affects Pharmacists, Health Plans

A common thread across all US Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services programs is a shift of risk off of CMS and onto health care providers, according to Sam Stolpe, PharmD, senior director of Quality Strategies and Business Development at Pharmacy Quality Alliance.

In this video, Dr. Stolpe addresses how incentive models will impact health plans, namely with quality bonus payments and the benefits of 5-star ratings.

“Community pharmacists have a phenomenal ability to impact those...

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From: Pharmacy Times TV

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