Faculty Articles

Title

Pharmacists in ACOs Part 2: Medication Therapy Management and Annual Wellness Visits

Publication Title

Pharmacy Times

Publication Date / Copyright Date

9-12-2016

Publisher

Intellisphere

Abstract

Now that we know the basics of accountable care organizations (ACOs), which were covered in part 1 of this series, the next step is to address how a pharmacist can be integrated within an ACO. To date, medication therapy management (MTM) and annual wellness visits (AWVs) are the primary services that have demonstrated benefits regarding improvements in health outcomes and cost savings when pharmacists are integrated specifically within an ACO.1,2

Comments

A report from the Accountable Care Organization Research Network, Services, and Education (ACORNSEED).

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Keywords

accountable care organizations (ACOs), annual wellness visits (AWVs), medication therapy management (MTM), pharmacists

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