Inside Drug Pricing - 03/23/2020

Pharmacists Request Provider Status To Help Respond To COVID-19

By John Wilkerson / March 19, 2020 at 1:15 PM
Pharmacies are asking the federal government to grant them permission in Medicare to take on services that doctors typically provide to help adjust to shortages and alleviate pressure that the coronavirus is expected to exert on hospitals and doctors' offices. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores also has complementary recommendations for states , but changes at the federal level would give pharmacies broad authority to provide the types of services for COVID-19 that they already provide for flu. Pharmacies...

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