Prescription Price Transparency

SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on the Urgency to Prescription Price Transparency | 7/11/2020

Home News Local News SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on the Urgency to Prescription Price Transparency SUNDAY TALK: Grassley on the Urgency to Prescription Price Transparency With U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley Q: What is the PRICE Transparency Act ? A: When a loved one goes to the hospital for cancer treatments, orthopedic surgery or complications from COVID-19, American consumers and taxpayers deserve to know what hospitals will charge for their services. For …

Surescripts releases real-time prescription price transparency tool for pharmacies | 6/16/2020

… 1 are expected to use the service. A study by GoodRx revealed that more than 40% of Americans say they face challenges paying for medications despite most people having insurance. Meanwhile, the use of prescription price transparency tools is increasing as surveys indicate many patients are not taking their prescription medication due to cost and wait times. The Surescripts 2019 National Progress Report reveals that the number of real-time …

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More ePrescribing Yields Better Workflow, Drug Price Transparency | EHR Intelligence | 4/22/2020

… topic across the nation, the federal government also issued a rule requiring that Medicare Part D plans adopt real-time prescription benefit tools by 2021. According to the report, patients and prescribers are demanding prescription price transparency . Forty percent of providers said prescribing would be more efficient with more information at their fingertips, particularly cost and coverage data. In response to that demand, there has been a 233 percent increase …

Pilots underscore Amazon healthcare strategy | 12/23/2019

… its sights on the healthcare industry as it makes acquisitions and tests healthcare products internally that could be pushed out to customers in an effort to solve larger issues, such as the lack of prescription price transparency and the high cost of healthcare. The Amazon healthcare strategy includes acquiring online pharmacy PillPack and digital health technology startup Health Navigator. It also includes co-founding Haven. The initiative aims to use …

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates With CoverMyMeds To Offer Prescription Price Transparency And Electronic Prior Authorization | Health IT Outcomes | 11/26/2019

iSalus Healthcare, in an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR). CoverMyMeds is widely relied on in the medical industry to display the most accurate prescription price information through RxBenefit Clarity and streamline the prior authorization process for …

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

… of providers using the price transparency tool grew by over 1,000 percent between 2017 and 2018. Also, the number of queries rose from 298,000 in January 2018 to 6.3 million in December 2018. “With prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the time. “And their patients are getting the medications they need, at …

If you want your patients to take their meds, ensure they can afford what you’re prescribing | MedCity News | 11/6/2019

There is a strong correlation between prescription price transparency at the point of care and medication adherence — and how it impacts value-based care. Post a comment / Nov 6, 2019 at 4:39 PM Shares 0 How many times do you think this happens? After thoughtful deliberation and discussion, a physician prescribes a medication that they think will be a good option to help their patient with their current medical condition …

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency | 6/13/2019

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency tool with access to real-time cost information to patients and providers. The partnership will integrate Humana’s IntelligentRx product into the Epic EHR e-prescribing workflow. A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency …

Prescription Price Transparency – A Patient Centric Approach | 6/7/2019

Current Location Home → Electronic Health Record → Prescription Price Transparency – A Patient Centric Approach Prescription Price Transparency – A Patient Centric Approach by Mandy Chilson Jun 6, 2019 Electronic Health Record Drug prices have been on a rise consistently, hurting the budgets of hard-working families. Prescription drugs have increased medical costs and driven up premiums and other associated healthcare costs. According to AHIP , 95 percent of specialty drugs and 85 percent …

UCHealth leads $15.9M round for prescription decision support startup RxRevu - MedCity News | 6/5/2019

… funding news, the company also revealed two additions to its board of directors: UCHealth chief innovation officer Richard Zane and former Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove. Other companies have also been working to improve prescription price transparency . For instance, earlier this year health IT vendor Cerner and CoverMyMeds, which offers technology for automating the prior authorization process, launched such an effort. The collaboration focuses on integrating patient-specific data into …

Interoperability Delivers Meaningful Improvements in Healthcare Cost and Quality at Scale | Business & Finance | heraldchronicle.com | Business Wire | 4/23/2019

… new technologies and the introduction of new innovations in the market,” explained Tom Skelton, Chief Executive Officer of Surescripts. “Together, we’re transforming interactions between patients and the people who care for them by improving prescription price transparency , enabling clinical information exchange, combating the opioid epidemic and improving prescription accuracy.” Clinical Interoperability Delivered at Scale Last year, the number of clinicians using Record Locator & Exchange to access patient records from anywhere …

LowestMed boosts consumer savings by offering exclusive Viagra pricing through Costco Member Prescription Program | PR Newswire | 1/10/2018

LowestMed boosts consumer savings by offering exclusive Viagra pricing through Costco Member Prescription Program News provided by 12:30 ET Share this article SALT LAKE CITY , Jan. 10, Today, LowestMed, the nation’s first prescription price transparency search tool , announced it will now offer the branded version of Viagra, through the Costco Member Prescription Program, at highly discounted prices. By offering Viagra at such a low cost, Costco Members are able to …

Surescripts Transforms Prescription Decision Process Between Physicians and Patients | Business Wire | 11/7/2017

ARLINGTON, Va.- Surescripts is again revolutionizing the prescription decision-making process between physicians and patients with its Real-Time Prescription Benefit and expanded Prior Authorization solutions. Having created the first true nationwide interoperability network with e-prescribing, Surescripts has continuously built upon it to offer an advanced prior authorization solution and a full range of capabilities designed to improve prescribing, inform care decisions and advance healthcare. Surescripts is joining forces …

LowestMed Partners with SaludMóvil, a Digital Platform Dedicated to Health Education for the Diverse Hispanic Community | PR Newswire | 10/11/2017

LowestMed Partners with SaludMóvil, a Digital Platform Dedicated to Health Education for the Diverse Hispanic Community News provided by Oct 11, 2017, 10:23 SALT LAKE CITY , Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – LowestMed , the nation’s first prescription price transparency search engine, has announced a partnership with SaludMóvil , a digital health information platform dedicated to educating the diverse Hispanic community in the United States . Hispanics in the United States are three times as …

Digital Health

Pilots underscore Amazon healthcare strategy | 12/23/2019

prescription price transparency and the high cost of healthcare. The Amazon healthcare strategy includes acquiring online pharmacy PillPack and digital health technology startup Health Navigator. It also includes co-founding Haven. The initiative aims to use their combined resources and test new ways of lowering healthcare costs for their employees and is in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorganChase. “I think the most interesting thing they’re doing is following along …

LowestMed Partners with SaludMóvil, a Digital Platform Dedicated to Health Education for the Diverse Hispanic Community | PR Newswire | 10/11/2017

LowestMed Partners with SaludMóvil, a Digital Platform Dedicated to Health Education for the Diverse Hispanic Community News provided by Oct 11, 2017, 10:23 SALT LAKE CITY , Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ – LowestMed , the nation’s first prescription price transparency search engine, has announced a partnership with SaludMóvil , a digital health information platform dedicated to educating the diverse Hispanic community in the United States . Hispanics in the United States are three times as …

Electronic Health Records

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates With CoverMyMeds To Offer Prescription Price Transparency And Electronic Prior Authorization | Health IT Outcomes | 11/26/2019

… an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management … iSalus Healthcare is headquartered in Indianapolis and provides industry-leading Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management and Medical Billing Services and many other services to thousands of clinicians across the United States. We’ve made it …

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates with CoverMyMeds to Offer Prescription Price Transparency and Electronic Prior Authorization | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

… an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management … iSalus Healthcare is headquartered in Indianapolis and provides industry-leading Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management and Medical Billing Services and many other services to thousands of clinicians across the United States. We’ve made it …

Prior Authorization Solutions

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates With CoverMyMeds To Offer Prescription Price Transparency And Electronic Prior Authorization | Health IT Outcomes | 11/26/2019

… an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management … practice.” For more information about CoverMyMeds’ price transparency and electronic prior authorization solutions, visit www.covermymeds.com . About iSalus Healthcare iSalus Healthcare is headquartered in Indianapolis and provides industry-leading Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management and …

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates with CoverMyMeds to Offer Prescription Price Transparency and Electronic Prior Authorization | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

… an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management … practice.” For more information about CoverMyMeds’ price transparency and electronic prior authorization solutions, visit www.covermymeds.com . About iSalus Healthcare iSalus Healthcare is headquartered in Indianapolis and provides industry-leading Electronic Health Records (EHR), Practice Management and …

Medication Adherence

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the time. “And their patients are getting the medications they need, at an affordable price, faster and with less hassle.” Tagged …

If you want your patients to take their meds, ensure they can afford what you’re prescribing | MedCity News | 11/6/2019

There is a strong correlation between prescription price transparency at the point of care and medication adherence — and how it impacts value-based care. Post a comment / Nov 6, 2019 at 4:39 PM Shares 0 How many times do you think this happens? After thoughtful deliberation and discussion, a physician prescribes a medication that they think will be a good option to help their patient with their current medical condition …

Patient Safety

If you want your patients to take their meds, ensure they can afford what you’re prescribing | MedCity News | 11/6/2019

There is a strong correlation between prescription price transparency at the point of care and medication adherence — and how it impacts value-based care. Post a comment / Nov 6, 2019 at 4:39 PM Shares 0 … doctor visits involve medication therapy , making medication adherence critical to patient safety and outcomes. Yet one-third to one-half of U.S. patients do not take their medication as prescribed , and two-thirds of medication …

UCHealth leads $15.9M round for prescription decision support startup RxRevu - MedCity News | 6/5/2019

… an EHR-embedded decision support application. The third is SwiftRx Insights, which provides behavioral analytics to help healthcare organizations improve patient safety and reduce care variability. The Colorado company benefits various healthcare stakeholders. Its offerings … Toby Cosgrove. Other companies have also been working to improve prescription price transparency. For instance, earlier this year health IT vendor Cerner and CoverMyMeds, which offers technology for automating the prior authorization process, launched such …

Surescripts

More ePrescribing Yields Better Workflow, Drug Price Transparency | EHR Intelligence | 4/22/2020

… 2019. By April 22, 2020 - Interoperability, patient data exchange, and ePrescribing has improved across the healthcare industry, according to a Surescripts 2019 National Progress Report. In 2019, healthcare professionals saw the benefits of greater access … 2021. According to the report, patients and prescribers are demanding prescription price transparency. Forty percent of providers said prescribing would be more efficient with more information at their fingertips, particularly cost and coverage data. In …

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

… of patients that will benefit from this partnership.” Due to the rising popularity of price transparency, data from a 2019 Surescripts report showed a larger share of providers are using price transparency tools. Seventy-eight … in January 2018 to 6.3 million in December 2018. “With prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the …

CoverMyMeds

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates With CoverMyMeds To Offer Prescription Price Transparency And Electronic Prior Authorization | Health IT Outcomes | 11/26/2019

iSalus Healthcare, in an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR). CoverMyMeds is widely relied on in the medical industry to display the most accurate prescription price information through RxBenefit Clarity and streamline the prior authorization process for …

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates with CoverMyMeds to Offer Prescription Price Transparency and Electronic Prior Authorization | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

INDIANAPOLIS iSalus Healthcare, in an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR). CoverMyMeds is widely relied on in the medical industry to display the most accurate prescription price information through RxBenefit Clarity and streamline the prior authorization process …

iSALUS Healthcare

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates With CoverMyMeds To Offer Prescription Price Transparency And Electronic Prior Authorization | Health IT Outcomes | 11/26/2019

iSalus Healthcare, in an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR). CoverMyMeds is widely relied on in the medical industry to display the most accurate prescription price information through RxBenefit Clarity and streamline the prior authorization process for …

iSalus Healthcare Collaborates with CoverMyMeds to Offer Prescription Price Transparency and Electronic Prior Authorization | PR Newswire | 11/26/2019

INDIANAPOLIS iSalus Healthcare, in an effort to continue improving the workflow efficiencies of its partners, announced a collaboration with CoverMyMeds to integrate its leading prescription price transparency and electronic prior authorization (ePA) solutions into iSalus’ cloud-based practice management and electronic health record (EHR). CoverMyMeds is widely relied on in the medical industry to display the most accurate prescription price information through RxBenefit Clarity and streamline the prior authorization process …

Epic Systems

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

… in the EHR. By November 19, 2019 - Oregon Health & Science University Health system implemented a drug pricing tool into its Epic Systems EHR that will help providers discuss medication costs with patients. The price transparency … in January 2018 to 6.3 million in December 2018. “With prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the …

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency | 6/13/2019

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency tool with access to real-time cost information to patients and providers. The partnership will integrate Humana’s IntelligentRx product into the Epic EHR e-prescribing workflow. A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency …

Humana

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

… see it in their deductible and co-pays, and the providers may never find out.” In June 2019 , healthcare payer Humana and Epic partnered to implement a price transparency tool into the EHR, which allowed … in January 2018 to 6.3 million in December 2018. “With prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the …

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency | 6/13/2019

Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency Humana, Epic Systems partner for prescription price transparency A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency tool with access to real-time cost information to patients and providers. The partnership will integrate Humana’s IntelligentRx product into the Epic EHR e-prescribing workflow. A new partnership between Humana and Epic Systems will bring a streamlined price transparency …

Tom Skelton

More ePrescribing Yields Better Workflow, Drug Price Transparency | EHR Intelligence | 4/22/2020

… pandemic impacting patients and providers across the globe, a trusted nationwide health information network has never been more critical,” said Tom Skelton, chief executive officer of Surescripts. Dig Deeper Health IT Adoption of Surescripts Price … 2021. According to the report, patients and prescribers are demanding prescription price transparency. Forty percent of providers said prescribing would be more efficient with more information at their fingertips, particularly cost and coverage data. In …

Oregon Health System Implements Drug Pricing Tool into Epic EHR | EHR Intelligence | 11/19/2019

prescription price transparency tools at their fingertips, prescribers are eliminating pharmacy callbacks, improving medication adherence, and reducing costs,” said Surescripts CEO Tom Skelton at the time. “And their patients are getting the medications they need, at an affordable price, faster and with less hassle.” Tagged …