OptumRx to Cover Colonoscopy Bowel Prep Medications

October 7, 2016

OptumRx will begin covering certain bowel preparation medications for preventive colonoscopies without cost sharing beginning Aug. 1, 2016. The departments of Labor, Health and Human Services and the Treasury recently clarified that bowel preparation medications listed below will be covered at no cost share when:         Prescribed as necessary before a planned preventive colonoscopy (even if the products are sold over-the-counter)         Filled at a network pharmacy Colonoscopy Bowel Preparation Medications to…

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Pharmacy Now Offering Over-the-Counter Medications to Team Members

June 10, 2016

The pharmacy at Hannibal Regional is now offering over the convenience for team members to get over-the-counter medicines, for personal use. The over-the-counter medicines can be paid through HSA, flex spending or out of pocket. If you are in need of the medicines listed below, come to the pharmacy when the cashier is in, anytime 8:00 am – 4:30 pm (no weekends or holidays).   Over the Counter Item  …

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Gilmore Receives Advanced Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification

August 12, 2015

Jessica Gilmore, PharmD, Clinical Pharmacist recently received the Advanced Antimicrobial Stewardship Certification (AASC) offered by the group, MAD-ID (Making a Difference in Infectious Disease). The program is geared toward pharmacists, physicians or other providers who have previous experience in infectious disease and antimicrobial stewardship and who wish to gain additional skills to strengthen their current antimicrobial stewardship program. The certification included a 3-day live lecture series in Orlando, Florida provided by national leaders in infectious disease, passage of 20 short exams…

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