Entries by Eric Hartkopf, PharmD

Caremark Bulk Purchase Requirements

As 2022 comes to a close, we know that many pharmacies will make “bulk purchases” ahead of the new year in anticipation of price increases or to obtain wholesaler rebates.

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.