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2019May17

Create a Roadmap to Clinical and Financial Success with the EPIC Rx

Pharmacies have more data than ever, but where should they focus? How are pharmacies being evaluated and compensated based on performance? What does this mean for patient care? The EPIC Rx Clinical Programs team has developed a roadmap to help pharmacies navigate this changing landscape and put them on a path to success. Step 1: Continue reading

2019Apr17

EPIC Rx’s Preferred Vendors Make Running Your Business Easier

Did you know that EPIC Pharmacies has a number of approved vendors with special offers just for members? We offer our members a wide variety of tools and front-end merchandise to pick from, which can help bring their independent pharmacy to the next level. Here’s just some of what we offer in our vendor program. Continue reading

2019Mar15

Independent Pharmacy Gathers in Nashville for Business Changing Conference

Members of the independent pharmacy community from across the United States will gather for a weekend of business changing content on April 26-28 in Nashville, Tennessee. EPIC Rx is hosting its 28th annual stockholders meeting and trade show with opportunities for all members to: * Connect with vendors and wholesalers one-on-one * Attend live ACPE-accredited Continue reading

2019Feb19

Myth vs Fact: The Truth Behind Pharmacy Performance Data

Quality measures, medication therapy management (MTM), patient outcomes, etc., are all ways pharmacies are evaluated and affect the bottom line of independent pharmacies. Below are some reality checks to help your pharmacy on the path to success. Myth: Pharmacies receive a star rating. Reality: Medicare plans receive star ratings from the CMS; pharmacies do not. Continue reading

2019Jan21

What is Your Pharmacy’s Emergency Plan?

A quarter of Americans report they could only go 2-3 days without access to their medications or medical equipment before they begin to experience negative health outcomes.1 Independent pharmacies can provide a vital link for continuing care and access to medication during emergencies — if they are prepared. Properly preparing for, responding to, and recovering Continue reading

2018Dec13

Take the Stress Out of Compliance and Credentialing

PharmCAP® is a web-based program that provides all the compliance tools independent pharmacies need through a simple point-and-click process. Breathe easy knowing that your pharmacy meets mandatory compliance and credentialing requirements for Medicare Part D, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), third-party payers, and federal and state regulatory authorities. They offer flexible communication Continue reading

2018Nov19

Start 2019 Strong Knowing These Quality Measure Changes

It’s no secret that performance on a variety of measures can have a significant impact on community pharmacies, especially when it comes to a store’s bottom line. A continued focus in 2019 on performance and quality will see payers seeking to improve health care quality and outcomes while reducing spending. Continuations for 2019: Although the Continue reading

2018Oct01

3 Ways to Increase Pharmacy Profits

A typical independent pharmacy will generate more than 90 percent of its revenue from prescription sales. In an industry that is seeing lower reimbursements and higher back-end fees, pharmacies must look for ways to diversify revenue streams and increase profit margins. Below are three strategies to increase revenue in your independent pharmacy. Lower Acquisition Costs Continue reading

2018Sep13

How EPIC Pharmacies can save your independent pharmacy money!

EPIC Pharmacies works with over 1,500 independently owned pharmacies across the country. As a buying group, we offer a full range of programs and services to return net revenues to members through monthly and quarterly rebates. Directed by a board of independent pharmacists, EPIC Pharmacies is a true cooperative. Your EPIC Pharmacies membership will literally pay Continue reading

2018Sep12

EPN and PrescribeWellness Deepen Partnership To Help Members Improve Patient Outcomes

PrescribeWellness, a leading cloud-based patient relationship management solutions company that inspires collaboration between pharmacies, payers, providers, pharmaceutical companies and their patients for better health, and EPIC Pharmacy Network (EPN), one of the nation’s largest managed care networks for independent pharmacies in the United States, today announced the two companies are expanding their relationship to help Continue reading