Presentations

Don Dietz Presented on DIR Fees at ASAP Annual Conference

PHSI Vice President Don Dietz presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2017 Annual Conference.  Don discussed direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees, including the challenges facing pharmacy in calculating net sales and profitability due to DIR and related fees. He also reviewed improved timing and transparency as proposed solutions to improve the current situation. Click here to view Don’s presentation slides. You can access all of the 2017 ASAP Annual Conference presentations at http://www.asapnet.org.

Tim Kosty Presents on Final AMP Rule Industry Implications

PHSI President Tim Kosty presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2016 Midyear Conference. Tim reviewed the industry implications of the final AMP rule published in the Federal Register, including the final rule’s influence on pharmacy reimbursement models. Click here to view Tim’s presentation slides. You can access all of the 2016 ASAP Midyear Conference presentations at http://www.asapnet.org.

Copay Cards: Ubiquitous & Challenging presented at ASAP 2016 Annual Meeting

PHSI Vice President Don Dietz presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2016 Annual Conference. Don provided an overview of copay cards in his presentation, “Copay Cards: Ubiquitous & Challenging”. Click here to view Don’s presentation slides. You can access all of the 2016 ASAP Annual Conference presentations at http://www.asapnet.org.

Tim Kosty Presented at 2015 ASAP Midyear Meeting

PHSI President Tim Kosty presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2015 Midyear Conference in Palm Beach, Florida. Tim provided an overview of retail pharmacy clinical services hurdles in relation to ACOs and other risk bearing stakeholders in his presentation, “Retail Pharmacy Clinical Services: Influence of ACOs & Healthcare Financing Models”. Click here to view Tim’s presentation slides. You can access all of the 2015 ASAP Midyear Conference presentations at http://www.asapnet.org.

Drugs, Dollars and Dynamics: The Ups and Downs of Generic Pharmaceutical Pricing Webinar

Signup for free and listen to PHSI Vice President Don Dietz and Director of Business Development Fred Hamlin discuss factors influencing generic pharmaceutical pricing dynamics, impact of generic price changes, and increasing share of top pharmacy chains & effects on generic purchasing leverage.

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Don Dietz Presented at ASAP Annual Meeting

PHSI Vice President Don Dietz presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2014 Annual Conference in Amelia Island, Florida. Don provided an overview of pharmacy profitability opportunities and challenges in his presentation, “Pharmacy Profitability – What’s Over the Horizon?” Click here to view Don’s presentation slides. You can access all of the 2014 ASAP Annual Conference presentations at http://www.asapnet.org.

Tim Kosty Presented Federal Pricing Metrics at ASAP 2013 Midyear Conference

PHSI President Tim Kosty presented at the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy (ASAP) 2013 Midyear Conference on in Louisville, KY.  Tim gave a pricing update of federal pricing metrics including AMP, NADAC and NARP.  The presentation slides are available to view. To schedule a meeting with Tim to understand how the federal pricing metrics impact your business, please click here.

 

Update: As of July 1, 2013, CMS has suspended the publication of NARP.

Tim Kosty Presented at 2012 ASAP Conference

PHSI President Tim Kosty’s presentation on January 19th at the ASAP Annual Industry & Technology Issues Conference discussed current and future Prior Authorization business models.  The current form and fax model will eventually be replaced by an Electronic Prior Authorization (ePA) process.  CVS Caremark has a current ePA pilot underway that is scheduled to run through June 2012.  Tim estimates an industry ePA solution will be implemented in the next 3 years as industry stakeholders discuss, negotiate and eventually agree on a process and standard format through an NCPDP work group.