Author: Tony Schueth

POCP Responds to Proposed Regulation Requiring Adoption of Real-Time Pharmacy Benefit Check by Medicare Part D

By Tony Schueth, CEO and Managing Partner Medicare Part D could adopt the Real-Time Pharmacy Benefit Check (RTPBC) beginning as early as January 1, 2020. That is what’s proposed in …

Opioid Law Creates Mandates for ePrescribing under Medicare Part D

By Tony Schueth, CEO and Managing Partner Changes are coming to electronic prescribing (ePrescribing) under Medicare Part D, as part of sweeping new legislation concerning the opioid epidemic that was …

ePrescribing: Progress and Opportunities

ePrescribing industry veteran, Anthony (Tony) Schueth, looks at how far we’ve come with ePrescribing and how this vital healthcare transaction continues to improve healthcare efficiency through value-added transactions. From it’s …

Opportunities to Improve Drug Price Transparency at the Point of Prescribing

By Tony Schueth, CEO and Managing Partner A new revolution is coming to the point of care. It leverages electronic prescribing (ePrescribing) to provide accurate, patient-specific information on medication prices and …

Drug Price Transparency: Drivers at the Point of Prescribing

By Tony Schueth, CEO and Managing Partner The high cost of prescription drugs is a pain point for payers, prescribers and patients alike. Patients often experience sticker shock when they …

What is TEFCA?

By Tony Schueth The 21st Century Cures Act contains a number of requirements aimed at improving interoperability in health care and information exchange. However, there is one that may have …

New POCP Report Examines How States are Addressing Opioid Prescribing, A Root Cause of the Epidemic

By Tony Schueth A first-of-its kind report that details how states are fighting the opioid crisis at the prescription level has been developed by Point of Care Partners (POCP). Unlike …

Why the Focus on Medication Noncompliance?

By Tony Schueth Addressing medication noncompliance is one of the trends we will be seeing in 2018. To be sure, medication noncompliance is a long-standing issue. We have known for …

In Memory of Pharmacy HIT Visionary James D. Lang

This past Saturday there was a memorial service for James D. Lang, PharmD, Vice President of Pharmacy Services at Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM), who passed away unexpectedly …

The 21st Century Cures Act and Health IT: A Birds’ Eye View

By Tony Schueth The 21st Century Cures Act is now the law of the land. As you’ve probably heard by now, this bipartisan, $6.3 billion piece of legislation is intended …