Entries by Stacy Wilk

Medicare Part D Audits: Top 11 Areas for Scrutiny

Medicare Part D pharmacy audits are on the rise, and pharmacists would be wise to adapt their business practices and know how to respond. Trent Thiede presented the top 11 audit discrepancy areas.

As Seen in Fortune: Pharmacies Face Extra Audit Burdens …

Trent Thiede, president of PAAS National®, said many of the more than 5,000 pharmacies he works with stepped up to offer covid testing and shots and to become an even bigger resource for customers during this health crisis. “With vaccinations in full swing, priorities should be focused on serving patients and our communities, not responding to audit requests,” Thiede said.

Pharmacies Face Extra Audit Burdens That Threaten Their Existence

The average audit in 2020 cost pharmacies $23,978, 35% more than the annual average over the previous five years, the PAAS data shows. And the number of prescriptions reviewed in September and October was fourfold over what PAAS members had seen in previous years.

Facing Potential Disciplinary Action? PBMs Require Notification!

It can be a very stressful time for a pharmacy when they, or an employee, are being investigated by a regulatory body (e.g., Board of Pharmacy, Office of Inspector General (OIG) or Drug Enforcement Agency). It will likely not be the first thing on your mind to notify contracted PBMs. Consider These situations often arise […]

Announcing the new PAASNational.com

After many months of hard work and dedication from our team, we are pleased to announce that on June 22, 2021 we launched the new PAAS National® website paasnational.com.