"It's not immoral nor unethical to think about the cost of therapy." -Dr. Mary Mihalyo
24/7/365 SUPPORT for CLINICAL DECISION-MAKING and COST CONTROL
Delta’s team of hospice pharmacists offer detailed, immediate therapeutic consulting with every call to our pharmacists OR, by visiting our online e-Consulting Suite. This provides your hospice with an on-demand clinical pharmacist 24/7/365.
We are able to assist your team in clinical decision-making, troubleshooting hard-to-manage situations, formulary management, cost control, prospective screening for drug allergies, drug interactions, contraindications, or therapeutic duplications that can get in the way of patient comfort. Our consult processes are always focused on the patient, and are adherent to the Conditions of Participation (CoPs).
We feel that these services are more essential now than ever before for our clients that may not directly employ a full time medical director or pharmacist. In light of the fairly recent (December 2013) CMS directed changes to determining payment responsibility for drugs for hospice beneficiaries, Delta Care has tirelessly been participating in "request for comment" opportunities granted by CMS. We are playing active roles in the situation as it evolves and there is no pharmacy benefit manager in the country that remains more in tune with the new requirements OR the specific ramifications thereof for the industry. This allows us to further serve as a reliable extension of your clinical team, ready to provide meaningful insight and professional recommendations that keep both the patient and regulatory stressors in mind at all times.