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Department of Veterans Affairs

Reducing Redundancy with Refills and Renewals

All outpatient prescriptions (new, partials, renewals, refills, etc.) are dispensed with Patient Medication Information (PMI). PMI is printed information about prescription medicine provided by pharmacy to patients and should be given with ALL NEW prescriptions. This does not include Medication Guides which are required to be dispensed with certain prescription medicines that have serious and significant public health... more »

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Department of Health and Human Services

Medicare Pharmacy

Start a Medicare Mail order pharmacy. This will save billions of $ every year. Retail price of drugs are very inflated by PBM and pharmacies. Make it mandate for all the Medicare and Medicaid patients to receive their longterm prescriptions through Medicare Mail Order Pharmacy. If anyone interested, I can provide some data for wholesale and retail price of common maintanace drugs. The gap is huge. This is a must if we... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and... more »

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