In this session the audience will hear about the design of the Medicare Part D program as it relates to the long term care resident and their unique needs and utilization. Discussion topics will include formulary design, including protected classes of medications, transition requirements and utilization management tools used by Medicare Drug plans. They will also hear ideas about how to increase the awareness of the plans represented in your particular facility. Medication Therapy Management ideas and concepts will also be discussed.
Describe CMS requirements around Medicare Part D in regards to long term care residents
Integrate the facility staff with the Pharmacy Provider and Medicare Part D Plan
Discuss Medication Therapy Management in long term care