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Our Pharmacy Services


Our team, led by Shawna Kittridge, provides trusted advice to the majority of state and federal pharmacy programs. We have solutions that save money, increase operating efficiency and improve clinical outcomes.

With budgetary issues facing most states, cost-saving strategies are a priority. One of the highest cost drivers in health care today is pharmaceuticals, and states are seeking various ways to control these costs.

  • Trusted advice to the majority of state and federal pharmacy programs
  • Solutions that save money, increase operating efficiency and improve clinical outcomes
  • Mercer’s SMAC program is built upon sound, criteria-based pricing logic and is staffed by highly qualified professionals with extensive experience in SMAC program implementation and maintenance
  • Pharmacy management - issues pertinent to publicly-funded programs

340B

Mercer assists in developing a reimbursement strategy by identifying all avenues for maximizing the number of organizations that achieve destination and develop programs that utilize these providers

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Specialty Drugs

Defining specialty drugs and reimbursement, while identifying and monitoring cost-effective opportunities

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SMAC

Developing and maintaining a SMAC list for generic medications is one solution that can quickly realize significant cost savings and maximize the return on investment

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Services include:


  • Actuarial Analysis and/or Rate Setting
  • Benefit and Eligibility Change Analysis
  • Clinical Studies
  • Contractor Reporting and Monitoring (Financial, Quality, Operations)
  • Data Analysis and/or Benchmarking
  • Encounter Data Validation
  • Encounter Reporting and Analysis
  • Health Plan Reviews and/or Compliance Audits
  • Pharmacy Services (Analysis/Policy)
  • Procurement/Solicitation Assistance
  • Program Implementation


 Download our Pharmacy Specialty, Pharmacy SMAC, Pharmacy Management and 340B Fact Sheets