How Provider Status for Pharmacists Would Impact Daily Practice

Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, details how provider status would impact pharmacists' daily practice.

Fred Eckel, RPh, MS, details how provider status would impact pharmacists’ daily practice.

“Pharmacists are already providers, and many of them function as providers,” he explains. “What’s lacking is recognition under Medicare to bill as a provider.”

According to Eckel, the winners of the Next-Generation Pharmacist awards showcase how pharmacists are fulfilling the criteria for recognition as providers in order to bill for services.