Specialty Pharmacy Insights

#StopDIRFees to Help Protect Patient Care

Regardless of income or political affiliation, we all agree that Americans deserve the dignity of a secure retirement after paying into Medicare and Social Security throughout their working lives. We can also agree that seniors managing an acute or ...

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Congress, Please Keep Your Medicare Promises to Our Seniors

This opinion article featured in The Hill is authored by Rebecca Shanahan, CEO of Avella Specialty Pharmacy and President of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). 

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3 Big Ways DIR Fees are Harming the Healthcare Industry

Direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees have been a hot topic in the healthcare industry recently. The issue has become so prevalent that the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) executive committee commissioned a white paper taking ...

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What is Specialty Pharmacy’s Place on the Healthcare Continuum?

Rebecca Shanahan, Avella’s CEO and president of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy joined other nationally prominent thoughts leaders in healthcare at the 14th Annual MHA Business Summit. Ms. Shanahan offered a perspective on specialty ...

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Avella Wins Specialty Pharmacy of the Year Award from NASP

We are excited to announce that at the 4th annual National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) meeting in Washington D.C., Avella was named Specialty Pharmacy of the Year. The award is the first of its kind and Avella was chosen from 1,200 ...

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NASP and Avella Unveil Mobile App for 2016 Meeting

Avella is proud to sponsor the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting mobile app, now available for iOS and Android. The app is designed to help attendees of the NASP Annual Meeting and first annual NASP Legal Day get the most out of the upcoming conference ...

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NASP Announces Standardized Patient Satisfaction Survey

The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) recently announced the launch of a new patient satisfaction survey instrument. In partnership with the SullivanLuallin Group (SLG), a San Diego-based health care customer service consulting firm, ...

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[Invitation & Podcast] NASP Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference

The first annual National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Specialty Pharmacy Law Conference is taking place in September 2016 in conjunction with the 2016 NASP Annual Meeting & Expo. We are excited to participate in this unique, one-day ...

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Avella Achieves Record High for 2015 Patient Satisfaction Ratings

97% satisfaction rate showcases Avella Specialty Pharmacy's dedication to improving the overall patient experience. We are excited to announce the results from our 2015 patient satisfaction survey, revealing an all-time high of 97% satisfaction ...

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3 Ways to Help Manage the Cost of Specialty Medications

For many individuals, managing a budget has grown increasingly more difficult in a changing economic environment. Health care and medications are two of the largest sources of our population's debt, affecting over 41% of those surveyed from The ...

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