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This continuing education activity will highlight the role of pharmacy technicians in assisting patients with limited financial means to receive the medications they require. Pharmacy technicians will learn about various resources available to help cover prescription drug copayments and deductibles for patients in financial need. In addition to learning about the resources that are available, participants will also learn about the process of locating, applying for, and securing financial assistance.
- Identify patients who are in need of financial assistance.
- Describe the steps of locating and securing financial assistance for a patient.
- Recognize the differences in securing financial assistance for commercially-insured versus government-funded patients.
Hannah Peabody, CPhT
Hematology/Oncology Associates of CNY
East Syracuse, New York