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PQS Summarizes 2021 Medicare Part C & D Star Ratings Technical Notes

As partners for improving quality, PQS recapped the 2021 Medicare Part C & D Star Rating Technical Notes that impact pharmacy-based quality measures with key takeaways and charts graphing trends and thresholds. The complete version of the Technical Notes can be found here. [maxbutton id="12" ] Here are a few of the general points and highlights from the report: The 2021 Star Ratings do not contain any new measures, just updates to...

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Pharmacy Quality Solutions Announces Appointment of John Michael O’Brien to Board of Directors

PQS adds former Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Drug Pricing Reform, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to its Board of Directors Durham, North Carolina, August 5, 2020 — Pharmacy Quality Solutions (PQS), the leading technology provider of pharmacy performance management services, announced that it has appointed Dr. John Michael O’Brien, PharmD, MPH, former Senior Advisor to the Secretary for Drug Pricing Reform, US Department of Health & Human...

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PQS Summarizes the 2021 CMS Rate Announcement with Star Rating Measure Updates for 2021

PQS has summarized the Calendar Year 2021 Rate Announcement as it pertains to pharmacy and medication-related updates for the 2021 Star Ratings with highlights and takeaways. The source material can be found here. The Announcement of Calendar Year 2021 Medicare Advantage Capitation Rates and Part C and Part D Payment Policies was released on April 6, 2020. The PQS Summary of CMS Calendar Year 2021 Star Ratings can be downloaded by clicking...

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PQS Summarizes CMS Calendar Year 2020 Final Call Letter

PQS has summarized the Calendar Year 2020 Final Call Letter as it pertains to pharmacy and medication-related updates and how the proposed changes may have been finalized, confirmed, or changed. The original Final Call Letter can be found here. This is a follow-up regulatory report to the Draft Call Letter summary PQS produced on February 6, 2019. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the Announcement of Calendar Year (CY) 2020...

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