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The Ultimate Guide to Medicare Annual Enrollment
In this guide, you'll cover the five major issues every pharmacy faces during the Medicare Annual Enrollment period — and how to solve them.
DIR Fees 101
DIR fees affect the profitability of your pharmacy. In this ebook, you’ll explore the essentials of direct and indirect remuneration and strategies for managing their effect on your business.
Clinical Supplement Guide
Drug-induced nutrient depletion is one of the many causes of patient non-adherence. Download the Clinical Supplement Guide to learn the ins and outs of common nutrients and the OTC supplements that can help restore them.
The CBD market is presenting new opportunities for pharmacies. See how one pharmacy successfully increased CBD sales in three months with EnlivenHealth® and Ananda Professional.
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Beyond Comparison: A 4-Part Open Enrollment Webinar Series
October 22, 2021
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM EST
There's more to Medicare plan comparison than just comparing health plans. Join FDS Amplicare's Nathan Shanor for a four-part webinar series that promises to take you Beyond Comparison.
In these webinars, we will introduce you to some of the lesser-known benefits of Medicare plan selection, including some that could make a real difference for both your patients and your pharmacy.
Register one time and you will be signed up for all four sessions. Attend just one, or attend all four!
Session Titles & Descriptions:
Friday, October 22, 2021 — Beyond Comparison: Understanding How 2022 Plans Impact Your Pharmacy
No two Medicare plans are alike, and that includes their impact on your store. Learn about the different ways that 2022 Medicare plans can both positively and negatively affect your pharmacy, and discover what actions you can take to manage that impact.
Friday, October 29, 2021 — Beyond Comparison: How to Quickly Increase Your Profits During 2021 Open Enrollment
Many pharmacies don't see Open Enrollment as the profit engine it can be. Discover how you can help your patients find plans that reduce their out-of-pocket costs while also financially benefitting your pharmacy. Spoiler alert: It's easier than you think.
Friday, November 5, 2021 — Beyond Comparison: Are You Really Seeing All Available Medicare Plans?
Did you know that some plan comparison solutions don't show you all the available Medicare plans in your network? To help your patients make the best health plan decision, you need to make sure they're seeing all their options. We show you how.
Friday, November 12, 2021 — Beyond Comparison: How to Advocate for Your Medicare Patients During 2021 Open Enrollment
There's no other way to say it: Your Medicare patients need your help. Without it, they could choose a plan that increases their out-of-pocket costs or forces them to go to a different pharmacy. Learn how you can best help your Medicare patients during Open Enrollment and boost your customer retention.
VP, General Manager - Amplicare
Keep Your Medicare Patients Close & Your Insurance Agent Closer
Medicare can be tough to navigate for anyone. It's no wonder why so many seniors and other Medicare-eligible patients turn to their pharmacists to help them find a plan that's right for them. But...
Driving This Year's AEP Success Using Last Year's Results
Join FDS Amplicare's Medicare experts as they walk through the different ways that patients and pharmacies can benefit from Medicare plan comparison. Get real stats from last year's Annual Enrollment...
Managing Your Medicare Business: How to Increase Patient Savings and Pharmacy Profits Year-Round
Bob Hinkle, owner of Johnson's Pharmacy in Hazelton, PA, explains how he uses Amplicare to help dual eligible patients year-round and shares his advice on helping patients save money while increasing...
Driving Profit and Retention All Year through Medicare Plan Selection
Learn the opportunities for pharmacies with dual eligible patients, highlighting the benefits of comparing plans, the impact on DIR fees, and how pharmacies can drive profit and improve retention...
Looking Ahead: What Should Pharmacists Expect In 2021?
Once the Medicare Annual Enrollment Period is over, what’s next for pharmacies? Brisson Drugs' Joe Williams explores how Medicare plan changes will affect pharmacies and advice for improving...
DIR Mitigation Tactics for Medicare Open Enrollment
Learn proven strategies and tactics for mitigating DIR fees during the Medicare Open Enrollment period, plus insights into how to use Amplicare to execute on these plans.
2021 Medicare Plan Network Changes
Learn important plan changes to know for the 2021 plan year, including which networks will be preferred for independent pharmacies and how preferred networks have changed over the years.
Read the latest news and updates about the pharmacy industry, written by in-house subject matter experts and contributing thought leaders.
An Exciting Step Forward: FDA Authorizes Pharmacists to Prescribe Paxlovid to Treat COVID-19
Posted on July 7, 2022
On July 6, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) revised the Emergency Use Authorization for COVID-19 treatment Paxlovid. Under the new authorization, state-licensed pharmacists can now prescribe Paxlovid to eligible patients, amending the previous authorization that required an examination and a prescription from a licensed physician before pharmacists could dispense the treatment.
From the FDA Press Release:
"The FDA recognizes the important role pharmacists have played and continue...
A Brief Message from FDS Amplicare & EnlivenHealth® on National Pharmacist Day
From Danny Sanchez, Senior Vice President and General Manager, EnlivenHealth®:
On National Pharmacist Day, we want to recognize the increasingly important role that pharmacists play in their...
Medicare Open Enrollment: Are You Ready for the Surge?
Some say that if there was no such thing as a "last minute," nothing would ever get done. And, so far, we haven't seen much that refutes that. Every year, Medicare Open Enrollment begins on October...
Is a Medicare Advantage Plan the Right Health Plan for Your Patients?
As of 2020, nearly 63 million Americans — one out of every five — are enrolled in the Medicare program, and the number is only growing. As more and more patients enroll in Medicare plans, many of...
6 Things Every Pharmacy Should Know About DIR Fees During Medicare Open Enrollment
DIR fees have long been a struggle for pharmacies. It’s difficult to know exactly how much you’ll be charged and because these fees are applied retroactively, financial planning can become a...
Fight DIR Fees This Fall: Proven Tactics to Use During Open Enrollment
Do you feel in the dark about DIR fees? You’re not alone. DIR fees can mystify even the best pharmacists. Let's watch a video to know how DIR fees are affecting your bottom line.
It can be...