Entries by Sara Hathaway, PharmD

PREP Act Ninth Amendment – Overview and Audit Guidance for Subcutaneous REGEN-COV

The ninth amendment to the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act was published in the Federal Register on September 14th, 2021, which granted pharmacists the authority to order and administer COVID-19 therapeutics and qualified pharmacy technicians and pharmacy interns to administer COVID-19 therapeutics under the supervision of a pharmacist.

FWA and HIPAA Compliance with Job Shadows and Interns

Students performing a job shadow or internship in the pharmacy need proper FWA/HIPAA training and preparation to be behind the pharmacy counter or you are inviting headaches into your operations (and potential legal complications).

Pitfalls of Transferred Prescriptions

Transferred prescriptions are at high risk for audit recoupments. Every element required by state regulations is one additional pitfall that PBMs utilize to try and recoup on claims.