Interdisciplinary teams that include a nursing home resident's physician and a pharmacist improve quality of care, a new study finds.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Tuesday a one-year delay in the implementation of its final short-cycle dispensing rule. The rule is now set to into effect Jan. 1, 2013.
Long-term care residents should reevaluate their Medicare Part D plans for the new year. A plan should correspond to a resident's individual pharmacy-related needs.