Encourages Community Pharmacies to Offer Medicare Plan Reviews to
IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#adherence—PrescribeWellness,
the cloud-based services company whose mission is to inspire
collaboration for better health, announced an extension of their
partnership with EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc. (EPN), a pharmacy services
administrative organization representing over 1,800 independent
pharmacies across the United States.
The multi-year extension continues and expands the successful
partnership between the two companies.
“We are excited to extend our successful partnership with
PrescribeWellness and look forward to offering this comprehensive
solution to our member pharmacies for years to come,” said Jay Romero,
R.Ph., President of EPN. “EPN is focused on being the highest performing
network in the industry and PrescribeWellness is helping achieve that
In addition to the contract extension, EPN also contracted
PrescribeMedicare for its network members from now until September 2017.
PrescribeMedicare is a PrescribeWellness solution that evaluates
Medicare plans for a pharmacy’s eligible seniors. By syncing with the
pharmacy’s dispensing system, the software takes the patient’s current
medications and evaluates the medication costs with the various Medicare
plans that are available to them. It provides a simple comparison that
allows the Medicare-eligible patient to effectively understand their
The companies will collaborate to train network members on
PrescribeMedicare and inform the pharmacies’ patients of the services
that are available.
“We are proud to assist the EPIC Pharmacy Network in improving Star
Ratings and other quality metrics. Networks like EPN, that are focused
on quality and outcomes, are the future of pharmacy,” said Al
Babbington, CEO and President of PrescribeWellness. “Our team is
dedicated to improving patient health across America and our continued
partnership with EPN will allow us to continue that great work. We look
forward to serving both their pharmacy members and the pharmacy’s
patients over the next few years.”
About EPIC Pharmacy Network, Inc.
A wholly owned subsidiary of EPIC Pharmacies, Inc. formed in 1992, EPIC
Pharmacy Network, Inc. (EPN) represents independent pharmacies in
providing centralized contracting and administrative services to
pharmacy benefits managers (PBMs), HMOs, and other third-party payers.
With access to Star measures resources, enhanced third-party support,
simplified compliance requirements, and easy-to-use reconciliation
system, EPN members are provided the tools for success in today’s
competitive market. For more information, visit www.epicrx.com.
inspires collaboration for better health across America. Its proprietary
cloud-based platform empowers pharmacies and other healthcare
professionals to provide more effective, preventive healthcare services,
which improve medication adherence, chronic disease management,
transitions in care, and population health. With data integration and
behavioral science at the foundation, PrescribeWellness software
solutions position the pharmacist at the center of community health care
prevention. For the second straight year, Inc. 5000 named
PrescribeWellness one of America’s
Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies. For more information,
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