Medication Cost Transparency: How Standards and Innovation are Driving Enhanced Prescribing Experiences, Outcomes

Free Webinar
  • Oct 09 2018
  • 12:00 PM ET
Sponsored by Surescripts
Important standards work is being done to facilitate medication cost transparency and workflow efficiency across healthcare stakeholders: prescribers, pharmacies, payers/PBMs, and patients. Co-leads of NCPDP’s Real Time Prescription Benefit Standard Task Group, Roger Pinsonneault, R.Ph., Vice President, Product Innovation, Gemini Health, and Tim McNeil, NSC, Director, Standards, Surescripts, will provide updates on work related to the national standards for cost transparency, and provide practical examples of the impact the standards are having within care delivery.  They will also share insights on future innovations in cost transparency.

Continuing Education Credits for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians will be available for this webinar.
Learning objectives:
  • Identify the state of “Real-Time Prescription Benefit” processing services in the United States.
  • Describe the efforts of the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP) to create a real-time prescription benefit transaction format.
  • Identify currently planned and future messaging capabilities of NCPDP’s Real-Time Prescription Benefit transaction.
  • Describe the industry challenges of adopting a Real-Time Prescription Benefit transaction.
  • Identify the stakeholder benefits for Real-Time Prescription Benefit.

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