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MPhA Virtual Coffee Break: Medicare Part D Enhanced MTM
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 Export to Your Calendar 12/20/2017
When: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (CDT)
Where: Online Webinar
United States


Online registration is available until: 12/20/2017
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Join MPhA for a Virtual Coffee Break!
Medicare Part D Enhanced MTM: What’s Happening and Where We’re Going

Dial-in Webinar

CMS is offering stand-alone Part D plans the chance to innovate MTM, with the goal of improving clinical outcomes while driving down A & B medical costs. The BlueCross BlueShield Northern Plains Alliance is one of the plan participants in this 5-year pilot.

After this Webinar, Pharmacists will be able to:

  • Describe the CMS pilot
  • List the goals of CMS for the pilot
  • Understand the medication risk stratification
  • Describe the MedicareBlue Rx program

After this Webinar, Technician will be able to:

  • Describe the CMS pilot
  • Understand how this may be different from MTM
  • Describe the MedicareBlue Rx program

Speaker:

Joshua Johnson, PharmD, RPh

Joshua Johnson graduated the University of Minnesota with a BS in Biology in 2004, and then went on to obtain his PharmD from Ferris State University in Michigan in 2008. Upon graduating he returned to Minnesota where he practiced as a community pharmacist for 8 years, having already spent 3 years as a technician and 4 years as an intern in community pharmacy. In 2016, he was hired by ClearStone Solutions, a Part D Plan administrator, to run the 5-year CMS Enhanced MTM Pilot on behalf of the BlueCross BlueShield Northern Plains Alliance in Medicare Part D Region 25 (IA, MN, MT, ND, NE, SD, & WY). He has presented information on Enhanced MTM to national pharmacy organizations as well as several pharmacy schools within the 7 states of Region 25.



Registration Fees:

The Webinar is complimentary to MPhA members (including students and residents) thanks to an educational grant from CoverMyMeds.

The cost is $25 for nonmembers.


Continuing Education:

This presentation is being submitted to the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy for Continuing Education credit approval (one hour).

To receive Board of Pharmacy credits for this program the following must be completed:

  • Full participation/completion of webinar either during the live program or the archived presentation

  • Completion of survey post webinar acknowledging participation

Board of Pharmacy credit processing takes place on the 15th of each month.

The Minnesota Pharmacists Association is accredited by the Minnesota Board of Pharmacy as a provider of continuing pharmacy education.

Questions? Please contact karip@ewald.com with questions about credits.

Please contact jessicag@ewald.com with any technical questions or issues.

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