Asembia offers a complete ecosystem of products and services focused on financial solutions and contracting programs to the specialty pharmacy market.

Pharmacy Times Health Systems Edition, September 2020, Volume 9, Issue 5

Asembia is the industry’s leading group purchasing organization (GPO) focused on the specialty pharmacy market.

GROUP PURCHASING ORGANIZATION (GPO)

Asembia is the industry’s leading group purchasing organization (GPO) focused on the specialty pharmacy market. Its diverse membership includes specialty pharmacies, alternate care pharmacies, health systems and retail pharmacies serving a broad range of specialty patients requiring complex medication therapy management. Asembia’s GPO contracting programs include traditional up-front discounts, rebates, fee-for-service agreements, data fees and other similar programs that help its pharmacy members and contracted manufacturers achieve their business and financial goals. As the gateway to the specialty pharmacy industry, Asembia is typically the first point of contact for pharma/biotech manufacturers and other vendors within this market.

HUB SERVICES

Asembia provides custom pharmaceutical HUB services from strategic locations throughout the country. These patient support centers utilize cutting-edge technology and proprietary software that streamlines the intake, benefit investigation, prior authorization and other patient access activities for each prescription received. Once completed, the cleared prescription is then routed to an appropriate dispensing pharmacy, resulting in timely fulfillment, delivery and an exceptional patient experience. Asembia’s URAC accredited call center employs highly qualified clinical specialists and compassionate care coordinators who collaborate closely with all professionals involved. These extensive HUB services ensure patients are fully supported throughout their entire course of medication therapy.

TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

Asembia is focused on supporting the growing demand for specialty pharmaceutical services with new and innovative technologies. Asembia’s unique technology solutions are utilized by some of the largest specialty pharmacies in the nation as well as local and national retail pharmacies, hospital IDNs, acute outpatient pharmacies, pharmaceutical/biotech manufacturers, prescribers, and most recently; patients.

The Asembia-1 specialty pharmacy workflow platform offers cutting edge technology that integrates with most commercially available pharmacy dispensing systems. This web-based system optimizes complete patient management through intake, benefits verification, prior authorization, financial assistance, pharmacy triage, dispense, and follow-up. The system is also designed to fulfill specific manufacturer requirements for data reporting and eligibility for certain Asembia GPO contracting programs. Through the Asembia-1 platform, Asembia provides HIPAA compliant, real-time dashboards and reports to drive the data analytic needs of contracted manufacturers.

SPECIALTY PHARMACY NETWORK

Nearly fifteen years in the making, the Asembia Specialty Pharmacy Network (ASPN) connects pharma/biotech manufacturers and patients with targeted and appropriate dispensing pharmacies. Asembia delivers these services through either a national or customized sub-network to scale up or down and optimize any program’s goals. ASPN prescription triage services include many technological advantages, such as pharmacy dashboards and visibility to real-time fulfillment status. ASPN also serves as a prescription transfer program that acts as a single point of contact and clearinghouse for prescriptions that cannot be filled, for any reason, by the referring pharmacy.

SPECIALTY PHARMACY SUMMIT

Asembia is the founder and host of the leading annual healthcare conference in the U.S. for specialty pharmacy . Asembia’s Specialty Pharmacy Summit welcomes thou - sands of industry senior executives, key decision makers and many other stakeholders representing specialty pharmacy organizations and vendors. The robust agenda offers expert seminars and business sessions, vendor exhibits, networking opportunities, private meetings and many other commercial opportunities, all of which help to build strong relationships within the market. Asembia’s annual Summit is a must-attend event for every specialty pharmacy stakeholder.

For more informtaion, visit Asembia.com.