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#Pharmacists ready to tweet

September 26, 2014HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Pharmacists from around the world will take part in a tweet-a-thon Oct. 2. The second annual event will allow pharmacists to highlight the positive impact pharmacist have on patients, communities and the healthcare system, according to a release from the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). Last year m ore than 7,100 tweets with the hashtag #Pharmacist were sent. “From preventing potentially adverse reactions, to teaching newly diagnosed diabetic patients how...

National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), Pharmacist

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'It's just piling up' in Maryland

March 5, 2013Liz Beaulieu, Editor

ANNAPOLIS, Md. - If you're an HME provider in Maryland, the new payment amounts for Round 2 of competitive bidding are merely one piece of bad news you're dealing with right now.The others: Starting this year, providers have to pay $3,000 in DME licensing fees every three years instead of $500 every year; they must also pay pharmacy licensing fees of $700 per year for the first year and $600 every year thereafter; and, as of press time in early March, they may have to have a full-time pharmacist...

Competitive Bidding, Home Medical Equipment (HME), Licensing fees, Maryland, Pharmacist

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