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Provider Status Background

Achieving provider status is about giving patients access to the valuable care that you provide. Becoming a “provider” in the Social Security Act means that pharmacists can participate in Part B of the Medicare program and bill Medicare for services that are allowed under their state scope of practice.

Resources below provide information on the background and importance of provider status for pharmacists.

How Nurse Practitioners Obtained Provider Status: Lessons for Pharmacists

Achieving Provider Status for Pharmacists (Paul W. Abramowitz, PharmD, FASHP)

Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act: About the Bill

E-Learning-2015 Legislative Update- Critical Issues for Small and Rural Hospitals

The Patient Access to Pharmacist Care Coalition

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