Entries by Dana Westberg, CPhT

Dosing Increments for Insulin Pens

While insulin pens allow ease and convenience for diabetic patients, they also come with increased audit risks, for a variety of reasons, including dosing.

Tip to Federal Agents Leads to Jail Time for Pharmacy Owner

The Department of Justice announced a Nebraska pharmacist, and owner of two pharmacies, was sentenced to two months of imprisonment, three years of supervised release, and ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $573,000.

Prescriber Statements for Successful Appeal

One of the most common requirements for appealing audit discrepancies is to provide a signed statement from the prescriber to confirm, clarify, or validate a prescription.

Auditors’ Latest Trick for Flagging “Misfilled” Prescriptions

PAAS National® analysts are noticing more prescriptions being flagged for recoupment based on “incorrect” instructions for use on the patient label. Pharmacies and PBM auditors have very different perspectives on what a “misfilled” prescription is.