Thursday, October 19, 2017

Cutting Through the DSCSA Confusion | Healthcare Packaging

The FDA guidance, deadlines, and the role(s) your company play(s), all contribute to the confusion.

Read the full summary:  Cutting Through the DSCSA Confusion | Healthcare Packaging:

"At a Global Track & Trace event held last week in New Jersey, Gordon Glass, Vice President Consulting, Excellis Health Solutions, updated attendees with key insights and important lenses through which to view and interpret the likely-to-be-postponed regulations."

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Thanks, California! SB17 Will Trigger Massive Speculative Buying, Windfall Pharmacy Profits, and Supply Chain Disruption - Drug Channels

California SB17 - An Analysis

Read the full article:  Drug Channels: Thanks, California! SB17 Will Trigger Massive Speculative Buying, Windfall Pharmacy Profits, and Supply Chain Disruption:

"As I explain in Section 4.6.2. of our new 2017–18 Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors, drug wholesalers will benefit very little from the new law’s advance purchasing of inventory.

That’s because inventory profits are eliminated by almost all manufacturer-wholesaler distribution service agreements. Manufacturers typically negotiate agreements that recapture the value of price appreciation on inventory held in wholesalers’ warehouses and on order with the manufacturer. If a manufacturer recaptures the full inventory appreciation value, then a wholesaler does not benefit from buying inventory at the old price and then selling it at the new, higher price."

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Friday, October 6, 2017

OIG: Enhancements needed to collect overpayments | HME News

Read the full article: OIG: Enhancements needed to collect overpayments | HME News:

"The ZPICs and PSCs send the highest number of referrals for Part B (60%) and DME (26%). They sent the highest dollar amount of referrals, however, for home health and hospice (43%), the OIG found.

In its defense, the MACs say collecting overpayments is problematic if: the provider is no longer in business, filed for bankruptcy or was revoked from participating in Medicare."

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Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The 2017–18 Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors - Drug Channels

Get the latest info: Drug Channels: NEW: The 2017–18 Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors:

"The 2017–18 Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors—our eighth edition — remains the most comprehensive tool for analyzing the economic and business realities of U.S. pharmaceutical distribution.

This year's edition has been thoroughly updated, revised, and expanded. It contains the most current market and industry and data. The report is the only resource of its kind available anywhere."

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Industry Wants FDA Help, Guidance on New Drug Tracking System | Bloomberg BNA

Read the full article:  Industry Wants FDA Help, Guidance on New Drug Tracking System | Bloomberg BNA:

"Kelly said the HDA is concerned about whether the 2023 deadline for implementation will be met without specific directions from the FDA on how to do it. The HDA represents wholesale distributors that purchase drugs from manufacturers and sell them to pharmacies, hospitals, and others. Three of the biggest distributors are AmerisourceBergen Corp., Cardinal Health, and McKesson Corp."

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Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017

A Distribution Revolution in the Making: A Wholesaler Uses Mobile, Picking Robots :: Logistics Viewpoints

Read the full article: A Distribution Revolution in the Making: A Wholesaler Uses Mobile, Picking Robots :: Logistics Viewpoints:

. . . "this is still an ongoing journey to fully leverage the capabilities of this technology, the potential is clearly huge. Amazon paid $775 million for Kiva, a provider of autonomous mobile robots, but these robots are not capable of picking. In contrast, the bots from IAM Robotics do the full job of a picker.  One can only ask, what might this company be worth as the technology matures?"

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

How Many California Designated Reps Do I Need?

Several California Designated Representatives Might Be Needed - Consider These Reasons

California Pharmacy Law

According to the California Board of Pharmacy website:

"Wholesale operations that distribute dangerous drugs or dangerous devices must be supervised by a registered pharmacist or an individual approved by the board as a designated representative. These companies may not operate unless the pharmacist or designated representative is physically on the licensed premises. To ensure proper control at all times, the board recommends that there be more than one person approved to supervise operations." Specifically, the California Wholesaler license application says (in boldface), "There must be one designated representative on the premises at all times during business operation."

"Each place of business of a third-party logistics provider shall be supervised and managed by a responsible manager. The responsible manager shall be responsible for the compliance of the place of business with state and federal laws governing third-party logistics providers and with the third-party logistics provider's customer specifications, except where the customer's specifications conflict with state or federal laws. The responsible manager shall maintain an active license as a designated representative-3PL with the board at all times during which he or she is designated as the responsible manager." Specifically, the California Third-Party Logistics Provider license application says (in boldface), "There must be one licensed designated representative-3PL on the premises at all times during business operation."
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When the business operations and staffing model are taken into consideration, some companies will need more than one designated representative. In other words, when the business is operating, there must be at least one designated representative there. Scheduling designated representative coverage starts to get tricky when you figure in vacations, days off, multiple shifts, etc. To reiterate the Board, there must be one licensed designated representative on the premises at all times during business operation.

Good Business Practice

And just when you think you've got it all covered ...

It's not unusual for some businesses to manage with just one designated representative, or keep the bare minimum of licensed designated representatives on staff.  However, these companies can run into a situation that can affect the company's business financial health. In the event the company loses a licensed designated representative, for example, the designated rep quits, and cross-coverage by another licensed designated representative isn't possible, then the business operation could get into trouble with the Board, or just as bad, must shut down (until a licensed designated rep can be on premise).

It's a difficult scenario, to be left scrambling, trying to find, hire, and get a new employee properly licensed as a designated rep.  Therefore, consider the risks, and keep just the "right" number of licensed designated representatives.

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

FDA Offers Draft Guidance to Further Secure Drug Supply Chain | RAPS

Read the full article: FDA Offers Draft Guidance to Further Secure Drug Supply Chain | RAPS:

"Last Friday, FDA released new draft guidance to help industry, state and local governments categorize the entities in the drug supply chain in accordance with the DSCSA and help clarify which companies are engaged in activities that require licensure and annual reporting.

The 18-page draft, titled "Identifying Trading Partners Under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act," notes the confusion related to defining wholesale distributor and wholesale distribution, as well as confusion over what an affiliate of a manufacturer means."

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Friday, August 18, 2017

CMS revamps claims review process | HME News

Read the full article: CMS revamps claims review process | HME News:

"Claims submitted by providers that have the highest claim error rates or billing practices that vary significantly from their peers will soon face increased scrutiny, CMS has announced.

As part of an expanding “Targeted Probe and Educate” program, the Medicare Administrative Contractors will identify these providers through data analysis."

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Monday, July 24, 2017

Designated Representative - 3PL License - CA State Board of Pharmacy

California Designated Representative-3PL License

Learn more: Designated Representative - 3PL License - California State Board of Pharmacy:

"To be licensed as a Designated Representative - 3PL in California, you must satisfy the requirements under Business and Professions Code section 4053.1. Each place of business of a third-party logistics provider shall be supervised and managed by a responsible manager. The responsible manager shall be responsible for the compliance of the place of business with state and federal laws governing third-party logistics providers and with the third-party logistics provider’s customer specifications, except where the customer’s specifications conflict with state or federal laws. The responsible manager shall maintain an active license as a designated representative-3PL with the board at all times during which he or she is designated as the responsible manager."

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Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Amazon poised to deliver disruption in medical supply industry - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events

Read the full article:  Amazon poised to deliver disruption in medical supply industry - Modern Healthcare Modern Healthcare business news, research, data and events:

"With a stronghold on the consumer market, Amazon is eying the business-to-business segment as it builds its seller base. Soon, that familiar smiling brown box will make its way from porches to providers' front doors and that may make for some disgruntled medical supply distributors."

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Monday, July 17, 2017

First Quarter HME Audit Key Report Released | HomeCare Magazine

HME Audit Key Report

Read the whole article: First Quarter HME Audit Key Report Released | HomeCare Magazine:

"The latest HME Audit Key survey results, running through the first quarter of 2017, show continued appeal determinations in favor of suppliers in several product categories, including overturn rates of 68 percent for respiratory products, 77 percent for ostomy, urological, wound care, and diabetic supplies, and 81 percent for NPWT devices and supplies. Other highlights from this round include:"
. . .

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Thursday, July 13, 2017

National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against Over 412 Individuals Responsible for $1.3 Billion in Fraud Losses | OPA | Department of Justice

Read the full press release:  National Health Care Fraud Takedown Results in Charges Against Over 412 Individuals Responsible for $1.3 Billion in Fraud Losses | OPA | Department of Justice:

"Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Tom Price, M.D., announced today the largest ever health care fraud enforcement action by the Medicare Fraud Strike Force, involving 412 charged defendants across 41 federal districts, including 115 doctors, nurses and other licensed medical professionals, for their alleged participation in health care fraud schemes involving approximately $1.3 billion in false billings."

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Monday, July 10, 2017

Cardinal Health’s Unhappy Profit Surprise: The Coevolution of Pharmacy Buying Groups and Wholesaler Economics (rerun) - Drug Channels

Read the full article: Drug Channels: Cardinal Health’s Unhappy Profit Surprise: The Coevolution of Pharmacy Buying Groups and Wholesaler Economics (rerun):

"Independent pharmacies have been backed into a corner—and have responded by pushing back against their wholesale suppliers. Cardinal’s warning highlights the coevolution of profits within the pharmacy channel ecosystem. Expect wholesalers to be increasingly desperate to make up these lost funds. "

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

DSCSA Enforcement Delay - What It Means for You | Clarkston Consulting

Read the full article: DSCSA Enforcement Delay - What It Means for You | Clarkston Consulting:

"On June 30, 2017, the FDA published a draft guidance announcing an enforcement delay for the pharmaceutical manufacturer’s requirement under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA). The delay pushes enforcement back a full year from November 27, 2017 to November 27, 2018."

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Licensees Must Provide Email Address to the Board

Licensees Must Provide Email Address

"Beginning July 1, 2017, a new law requires pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, intern pharmacists and designated representatives to register their email address with the Board of Pharmacy within 60 days of obtaining a license or at the time of license renewal. In addition, licensees must update their information within 60 days of changing their email address."

Source: The Script (June 2017) - California Board of Pharmacy

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Medicare: Fix Payment Methodologies That Put Senior Care at Risk - Morning Consult

Read the full opinion: Medicare: Fix Payment Methodologies That Put Senior Care at Risk - Morning Consult:

"But if chronic cuts, under reimbursement, and failure to apply appropriate funding methodologies continue, rather than receive services at home, patients will certainly be forced to a hospital or other institutional settings — resulting in significantly higher costs to Medicare and counteracting the program’s current goals of improving value and reducing hospitalizations."

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Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fungal Contamination Case Sheds Light on Serious Risk | Drug Topics

Read the full article: Fungal Contamination Case Sheds Light on Serious Risk | Drug Topics:

"ISMP said that the health system contacted its wholesaler to discuss solutions, including cleaning all totes between shipments and discarding refrigeration inserts that cannot be cleaned. It is possible that this type of fungal contamination can occur with other wholesalers, and could potentially harm patients. ISMP strongly advises hospitals to work with wholesalers to find ways to prevent this type of contamination."

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What Amazon could do to the business of selling prescription drugs - The Washington Post

Read the full article:  What Amazon could do to the business of selling prescription drugs - The Washington Post:

"CNBC reported Tuesday that the online retail giant is considering wading into the complicated retail pharmacy market. The news organization reported that Amazon is hiring a general manager to lead a team to explore the idea but hasn’t made a final decision."

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Fingerprint Card for Florida Certified Designated Rep (FL CDR)

Florida CDR Fingerprint Card

Situation:
I can't find the hard copy fingerprint cards needed for my Florida Certified Designated Representative (CDR) application.

Solution:
You'll find general information in the Electronic Fingerprinting FAQs (a pdf published by FL DBPR). Hard copy fingerprint cards are addressed in these two FAQs:
  • FAQ 14. If I am living out of state, how do I submit my fingerprints without having to travel to Florida?
  • FAQ 15. What if I am living out of state and unable to secure my fingerprints through a “hard card scanning” capable vendor?

Bottomline, the FAQs instruct you to:
  • call the Department of Business and Professional Regulation at 850.487.1395 to get your hard copy fingerprint cards, 
  • tell them the profession for which you are seeking licensure, and
  • in some cases, request the alternative procedure for fingerprint processing and fingerprint card

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

A Brief History of Blockchain - Harvard Business Review

Read the full article:  A Brief History of Blockchain - Harvard Business Review:

"We’re now in the midst of another quiet revolution: blockchain, a distributed database that maintains a continuously growing list of ordered records, called “blocks.” Consider what’s happened in just the past 10 years:"

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We can expect to see the implementation of blockchain across multiple industry sectors.  I'm just getting up to speed on this topic, and found the article helpful in expanding my understanding of blockchain and how it might impact logistics and pharmaceutical distribution. ... especially in light of the DSCSA.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Novato oxygen equipment supplier pays $11.4 million in settlement - SFGate

Learn more about this California-based company:
Novato oxygen equipment supplier pays $11.4 million in settlement - SFGate:

"A major supplier of home oxygen equipment has agreed to pay $11.4 million to settle accusations that it profiteered by filing false reimbursement claims with the government and arranging kickbacks with sleep-testing clinics, federal officials said Tuesday."

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

LA drug wholesalers accused in $20M federal 'structuring' conspiracy - MyNewsLA.com

Read the full article: LA drug wholesalers accused in $20M federal 'structuring' conspiracy - MyNewsLA.com:

"The owners of two Los Angeles-area drug wholesale companies were among four defendants arrested Wednesday on federal “structuring” charges for allegedly making millions of dollars in cash deposits to circumvent federal reporting requirements."

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Monday, April 10, 2017

How two California startups are preparing pharma companies for blockchain - MedCity News

Read the full article & learn about blockchain: How two California startups are preparing pharma companies for blockchain - MedCity News:

"But perhaps the best suited medical application for blockchain, the underlying technology of Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies, is also the one being upended by federal legislation passed in 2013: tracking and tracing the movement of prescription drugs from manufacturer to the pharmacy to prevent counterfeit or dangerous drugs from entering the supply line."

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