CPESN® Community Pharmacy + Payer = Success

Here's a preview of the 100+ Payer video stories in this showcase. It features CPESN local pharmacies from coast to coast, in small towns and in the Bronx, from the Midwest to the Deep South delivering on more than 177 Payer contracts and raising the bar on quality. It's a story about scaling - learning from one success to build another for 41 national Payer contracts, and growing. Local. Quality. Scale.

CPESN® North Carolina, Medicaid Disease Management Pilot

Improved medication adherence for patients with diabetes is the goal of a new Medicaid managed care pilot program for CPESN North Carolina pharamcists. Amina Abubakar, owner of Avant Pharmacy & Wellness in Charlotte and a North Carolina luminary, describes the network opportunity.

CPESN® North Carolina Participates in Collaborative-led Adherence Program

Increased adherence to oral anticoagulants in Medicare AFib patients is the goal of a new multi-partner program for CPESN® North Carolina. The collaborative includes the CPESN Clinically Integrated Network (CIN), a pharmaceutical manufacturer, a health insurer, and a large health system. Luminary Jessi Stout, owner of Table Rock Pharmacy in Morganton, NC, describes the opportunity.

CPESN Arkansas, Medication Reviews Program

Eric Hughes, project manager with CPESN® Arkansas, describes a new contract for that network with CSS Health. Network pharmacies will provide comprehensive and targeted medication reviews for identified patients with reporting through the CSS MTM platform. 36 pharmacies are enrolled and other interested Arkansas network pharmacies should contact Eric at [email protected]

CPESN® Texas and Asthma Severity Technology Pilot

CPESN Texas Pharmacist Laura Temple, owner of Laura's Pharmacy in Azle, TX, describes how using Asthma Severity Technology as part of a network pilot program helped her adjust medications and improve the outcome for a patient.

CPESN® South Dakota, Expanding CVD Risk Reduction Program

With the 4th-year renewal of a partnership with the South Dakota Dept. of Health, CPESN South Dakota pharmacists will take the successful cardiovascular disease program and their services into the communities where they will educate and screen for CVD risk.

CPESN® Utah, Clinical Trial Research Group

A new contract with a clinical trial research group offers CPESN Utah pharmacies an opportunity to identify and refer qualifying patients for participation in drug development research.

CPESN® Pennsylvania, Expanded Medicaid MCO Program

Pharmacists in the CPESN® Pennsylvania network are delivering services under their full scope of practice in that state under an expanded program with a long-standing Medicaid MCO payer-partner. The long-term goal is to transition to pharmacists as plan providers with medical billing.

CPESN® Community Pharmacy + Payer = Success

Here's a preview of the 100+ Payer video stories in this showcase. It features CPESN local pharmacies from coast to coast, in small towns and in the Bronx, from the Midwest to the Deep South delivering on more than 177 Payer contracts and raising the bar on quality. It's a story about scaling - learning from one success to build another for 41 national Payer contracts, and growing. Local. Quality. Scale.

Mobility Health Expanded Nationwide for CPESN® Pharmacies

CPESN® USA Director of Value Based Contracting, Alison Haas, pharmacist & owner of Jackson Pharmacy & Wellness Center in Jackson Center, Ohio, highlights the expansion of the CPESN partnership with Mobility Health to all CPESN pharmacies across the country. Mobility provides lab services to support COVID-19 and flu testing.

Utah Pharmacists, Medicaid Provider Status

In our 100th success video, CPESN® Utah Managing Network Facilitator, Benjamin Jolley, pharmacist with Jolley's Compounding Pharmacy in Salt Lake City, shares a unique success story about pharmacists becoming recognized as Medicaid providers and a new budgeted mandate in Utah directing that state's Medicaid program to pay pharmacists billing under CPT codes for Medication Therapy Management.

Inside Edge Consulting, Clinical Trial Awareness

Roger Paganelli, CPESN USA Luminary and CPESN NYC pharmacist and coowner of Mt. Carmel Pharmacy in the Bronx, describes how two Bronx pharmacies will raise patient awareness about clinical trial opportunities, focusing particularly on health equity in underserved populations. The opportunity is part of a CPESN® USA national contract with Inside Edge Consulting, a company working with pharmaceutical sponsors of clinical drug trials. (4:45).

CPESN's EngageDr. pharmacies offer Cognivue Clarity

About 30 pharmacies enrolled in the EngageDr. program, exclusive to CPESN® USA participants, are offering early Alzheimer's and dementia screening to their patients. Funding is through a Davos Alzheimer's grant to Avant Institute. Pharmacies provide 10-minute self-screening, review results, and make referrals to physicians.

CPESN® Texas, Adding Clinical Services

Martha Mosher, pharmacist and owner of the El Paso Medicine Shoppe, credits CPESN® Texas and its partnership with the University of Texas for preparing her pharmacy to offer its first clinical program - Diabetes Self Management Education.

CPESN® Indiana, Smoking Cessation and DSME for Medicaid

CPESN® Indiana luminary Ryan Engleking, owner of Engleking Rx in Mitchell, Indiana, describes two payer programs his network has implemented with a Medicaid Managed Care plan. CPESN pharmacies provide smoking cessation patient counseling and Diabetes Self Management Education (DSME) services.

CDC's Tips Partnership

CPESN® Ohio luminary Jeff Neidig, owner of Medi-Wise Pharmacy in Newcomerstown, Ohio, shares information on the CPESN® USA Partnership with the CDC Office on Smoking and Health and the Tips from Former Smokers® campaign.

CPESN® Texas, Clinical Trial Success

CPESN® Texas pharmacist, Sirisha Kandi, owner of Fiesta MLK Pharmacy in Dallas, describes a clinical trial recruitment "win-win" for patients and her pharmacy through RxE2 program (2:33).

CPESN® Texas, Medicare MC Pilot

CPESN® Texas luminary Ben McNabb, owner of Love Oak Pharmacy, describes his network's success implementing a Medicare Managed Care pilot program. Twelve pharmacies statewide provide medication adherence and enhanced services focusing on diabetes, asthma, and depression.

CPESN® Arkansas, Physician Collaboration

Arkansas CPESN® pharmacist Duane Jones from Harps Pharmacy describes his pharmacies' success utilizing the CPESN exclusive EngageDr. program and contracting with local physician groups.

CPESN® Michigan, Pharmacogentic Testing

CPESN® Michigan pharmacist Arun Tandon from Advanced Health Pharmacy describes his network's success working with Genemarkers to offer Pharmacogenetic (PGx) Testing.

CPESN® Connecticut, Clinical Trial Success

CPESN® Connecticut luminary Ed Schreiner, owner of Stoll's Pharmacy in Waterbury, Connecticut describes his network's success working with RxE2 and recruiting patients for clinical trials (4:48).

Community Pharmacy Fellow Profile, Missouri

Paula Boettler with Mitchell's Drug Stores in Neosho, Missouri and member of CPESN® Missouri describes how her fellowship helped her pharmacy energize their technicians and revamp their Med Sync program.

CPESN® USA Partner Perspective

RxE2 CEO Gerald Finken shares his perspective on community-based pharmacies being ideal for recruiting and managing medications for patients on clinical trials, while adding a revenue stream for their pharmacy practices (5:15).

Luminary Insight: Vaccine Program Impact

CPESN® New York City lead luminary and pharmacy owner Roger Paganelli shares the impact of CPESN-USA's participation in the CDC Federal Retail Pharmacy Partner Program. From February 2021 to June 7, 2022, CPESN pharmacies administered 5,585,754 vaccines, driving new traffic and opportunties.

Nationwide CPESN® Program, Targeted Medication Adherence

CPESN® Ohio pharmacist Matt Mitchell describes his pharmacies' participation in CPESN® USA's first nationwide payer program. The national plan's goal was to increase medication adherence in maintenance behavioral health patients, and those taking medications to control hypertension, diabetes, or cholesterol. CPESN pharmacies achieved the highest performance bonus out of 3 possibilities during 2020 and 2021 programs, and improved STAR ratings.

Community Pharmacy Fellow Profile, Hawaii

CPESN® Hawaii luminary Dana Wong-Otis shares her experiences participating in the NCPA Innovation Center/CPESN Community Pharmacy Fellowship program (5:00).

CPESN® California, Smoking Cessation

CPESN® California luminary Sanjay Patel shares his network's success in working with the CDC Office of Smoking and Health to raise patient and community awareness about the health impact of smoking through the Tips from Former Smokers® Program (2:30).

CPESN® Pennsylvania, Expanding MCO Relationship

Pennsylvania Pharmacists Care Network Executive Director Stephanie McGrath shares her network's success providing Comprehensive Medication Reviews for patients qualifying under Medicaid and Medicare, or dual eligible patients.

CPESN® Iowa, Unused Medication Disposal Program

CPESN® Iowa Managing Network Facilitator Lindsey Ludwig shares her network's success participating in a state-wide medication disposal program in collaboration with DisposeRx. The program targets patients at risk for misuse or accidental overdose of opioids or other controlled substances.

CPESN® South Carolina, Discharge Transition Program

CPESN® South Carolina luminary Deborah Bowers shares her network's success contracting with a large health insurer to provide medication reconciliation for patients following hospital discharge (4:15).

CPESN® Hawaii Opioid Safety Partnership

CPESN® Hawaii luminary Dayna Wong-Otis shares her network's success collaborating with the The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai'i Hilo to implement an opioid intervention program, including education, Naloxone, and medication disposal kits.