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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.
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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.
FDS/Amplicare Present: Medicare OE Strategies for the New Era Pharmacy
Learn how pharmacies and patients can collaborate remotely on plan comparisons, DIR mitigation tactics for pharmacies, and how Amplicare can help set you up for success this fall.
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6 Things Every Pharmacy Should Know About DIR Fees During Medicare Open Enrollment
Posted on August 26, 2021
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 nightmare. At the same time, your patients’ well-being and wallets can be negatively impacted by them as well.
However, this Medicare Open Enrollment period is the perfect opportunity to take control over your DIR fees using a few key techniques to improve your pharmacy’s bottom line and better care for...
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...
Why FDS Amplicare Chose HPOne to Help Pharmacies with Medicare Plans
For years, Amplicare helped pharmacists guide patients through the Medicare process. With Match, pharmacists can help patients compare Medicare plans and find the ones that are both the most...
Four Ways to Win with Patients This Medicare Open Enrollment
This article was originally published on October 15, 2020 and updated on August 18, 2021.
Medicare Open Enrollment, which runs from October 15 to December 7 yearly, is a time of a significant...
What Pharmacists Should Know Before Medicare Open Enrollment
This blog post was originally published on September 4, 2019 and updated on September 23, 2020 and August 16, 2021.
The Medicare Open Enrollment period is a critical time for patients and...
Focused on Open Enrollment? Time to Consider a Year-Round Strategy
The Medicare Open Enrollment period presents enormous opportunities for pharmacies. But, did you know there are several other ways that enterprising pharmacies can lower DIR fees and strengthen...
Benchmark Plans: 4 Important Facts That Can Help Your Pharmacy
Why does your pharmacy need to know about benchmark plans? For starters, there are over 250 Medicare benchmark plans around the country. They also usually offer patients the lowest average cost...