Pharmacy Track

Pharmacy Track: Payment Rules Affecting Inpatient and Outpatient Pharmacy 

Monday August 30, 2021 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Speaker: Bonnie Kirschenbaum

For pharmacists, any change to payment rules and pricing models impacts your ability to care for patients and manage your pharmacy operations. As the COVID-19 pandemic concludes, the question remains: what will happen to COVID-era payment rules and guidelines now? Join us as we review the 2022 payment rules affecting inpatient and outpatient pharmacy, site of care changes, analyze changes to payment guidelines on the horizon, and discuss strategies to mitigate these changes.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Explain the 2022 payment guidelines impacting inpatient and outpatient pharmacy.
  2. Outline future payment rule trends and developments.
  3. Formulate mitigation strategies for payment guideline changes.
Bonnie Kirschenbaum
Full Name
Independent Pharmacy Consultant & Columnist
Speaker Bio
With her strong leadership skills and breadth of experience, Bonnie is a recognized industry leader in forging effective alliances between hospitals, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and distributors and has spoken extensively in these areas as well as written columns on finance and reimbursement in pharmacy that have had a positive influence on pharmacy practice nationally.

Additionally, she consults in this area of practice, has presented the Reimbursement Update session at the ASHP Midyear for several years as well as working on Reimbursement issues with the ASHP Leadership Conference, ACCC, ACE, ASCO, Cancernet-US, IDN, state and local societies and multihospital groups. Bonnie authors 16 columns/year and has published an online multi-module self-teaching reimbursement course. Bonnie is the 2015 OSU Latiolias Leadership Award recipient.

She lives in Boulder and Breckenridge, CO where she’s the Past President of the National Repertory Orchestra Board of Trustees and served on the Breckenridge Heritage Alliance Board of Directors.