Entries by Eric Hartkopf, PharmD

Authorized Distributors of OTC Diabetic Test Devices

Most pharmacies are familiar with the basic requirements of the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), including the requirement to purchase prescription products from authorized suppliers.

Caremark Cease and Desist Letters – Trudhesa®

PAAS National® analysts have recently assisted a few pharmacies that received “Cease and Desist” Letters from Caremark related to dispensing Trudhesa® nasal spray for migraines.

Copays for Pharmacy Staff and Family

PAAS National® analysts occasionally field questions related to copay collection, particularly with respect to prescriptions for pharmacy employees and their families.

Medi-Span® Generic Product Identifier

Health Information Technology vendors in the pharmacy industry utilize large drug compendia databases to manage electronic drug files so that electronic transactions are all “speaking the same language”.