Hospital earns financial rewards for inpatient MTM services

Traynor, Kate
May 2014
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;5/15/2014, Vol. 71 Issue 10, p774
Academic Journal
The article discusses the financial benefits gained by Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center in Medford, Oregon from private-payer reimbursement of inpatient medication therapy management (MTM) services provided by pharmacists. Deborah Sanchez, Asante's director of pharmacy practice and residency, reveals that the medical center billed private and public insurers for about 5000 MTM encounters in 2013. Sanchez also notes the community or cultural impact of MTM services on the medical center.


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