Pharmaceutical Processing | Dan Rubin, CEO | December 1, 2016
Tackling the Prior Authorization Challenge
The commercial dynamics facing the pharmaceutical industry have shifted in recent years. It is no longer sufficient to market pharmaceutical products based solely on efficacy and side effect profile, or to contract with managed care for formulary positions. It has become vitally important for pharma to help physicians navigate the complex maze of patient access due to managed care restrictions, in order to help patients receive the best treatment for their condition. Read the full article
PRNewswire, November 29, 2016
PARx Solutions is pleased to announce its partnership with ZappRx, a digital specialty prescribing platform focused on increasing patient access to specialty therapy. This strategic partnership combines ZappRx’s expertise in automating the specialty drug prescribing process with PARx’s expertise in helping prescribers overcome challenges experienced during prior authorization that lead to delays in patients receiving their medications. Read the full article
Primary Care Optometry News, November 2016
Optometrists say they are providing better patient care by using a prior authorization service that facilitates patients receiving insurance coverage of necessary medications.
PARx Solutions’ free support system helps prescribers and their staff process prior authorizations (PAs) without having to call insurance companies and search for forms.
“For a practitioner, prior authorization is a frustrating and burdensome process,” Dan Rubin, PARx Solutions president and CEO said in an interview with Primary Care Optometry News. “We are trying to make sure patients can get the medication best suited to treat their condition. We want to remove hurdles and give doctors power and confidence to write the prescription and have a strong likelihood that patients can get the medicine.”
Harvey Richman, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, a PARx user and private practitioner from Manasquan, N.J., told PCON that this service helps him make better clinical decisions.
“You can request prior authorization in under 3 minutes, which gets medications to patients sooner,” he said.
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Optometric Management, November 2016
The November 2016 issue of Optometric Management featured PARx in its “Tips, Trends & News You Can Use” section. In Third Parties Help Manage Prior Authorizations, Dr. Charles Gold of New York discusses his prior authorization process, which utilizes the PARx PASS service. Dr. Gold also emphasizes staff training by the drug manufacturers on the specifics of each product.
Dr. Richman, owner of Shore Family Eyecare in Manasquan, NJ, reviews his prior authorization management process, featuring PARx as the preferred technology solution. The article discusses how PARx cuts processing time down by as much as 70%.
PARx reduces PA barriers, providing effective access to the medications physicians deem best for their patients
PARx Solutions is spreading the word, and physician practices are listening: the company’s streamlined, user-friendly, full service approach to Prior Authorization (PA), the requirement by a patient’s health plan to approve a specific medication as a condition of providing coverage, is successfully helping healthcare providers meet this growing concern.
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