WATERLOO, Iowa – Any provider can now take advantage of HQAA’s accreditation maintenance program. The online program, which helps providers stay up-to-date with accreditation standards, was previously available only to HQAA customers.
A. Yes. No matter how long you have owned your practice or facility and how successful you have become, policies change and reimbursements fluctuate. In many cases, certain products continue to have a higher profit rate than others.
A couple of marquee-name senators last week asked Medicare to cut some slack for pharmacies that have not gotten accredited.
"They were concerned that CMS was going to start acting in a draconian fashion and crack down on pharmacies that haven't gone through accreditation," said John Norton, associate director of public relations for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA).