Entries by Meredith Thiede, PharmD

PAAS Pit Stop: On-Demand Webinars

Over the last three years, PAAS National®’s President, Trent Thiede, has presented on-demand webinars, ranging from 15 to 45 minutes, to ensure our members gain the knowledge needed to avoid audits, stay abreast on the latest topics in the pharmacy world, and provide information on the more difficult topics in an easy-to-understand manner.

Easy Audit Recoupment Prevention: Document Changes in Quantity Dispensed

When you think about preventing recoupments, ensuring the correct NDC is billed, the prescription contains calculable directions, and proper DAW or days’ supply are common focuses; and rightfully so. However, there is another element to be aware of when filling prescriptions: documenting when the dispensed quantity is different than the quantity prescribed.

PAAS Pit Stop: The Member Portal

The PAAS Member Portal is a wealth of information and resources, whether you are part of the Audit Assistance and/or  Fraud, Waste, & Abuse and HIPAA Compliance Program.

MATE Training for Buprenorphine Prescribers

Medication Access and Training Expansion (MATE) Act, requires all new or renewing DEA registrants to have met at least one of the following requirements when submitting their DEA registration application.

Black Market HIV Medications Are Not Worth the Savings!

According to a statement released by the U.S Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York, five individuals were arrested the morning of March 2, 2023 as a result of defrauding government insurance plans, including Medicaid and manipulating low-income individuals out of their HIV medications from July 2020 through February 2023.