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Healthcare Provider Status for Pharmacists is Long Overdue

Oct 24, 2013: Pharmacists are often underutilized because they are not recognized as health care providers under the Social Security Act. As a result pharmacists cannot be fully compensated by Medicare and Medicaid for all their capabilities, which if completely incorporated could improve patient health outcomes.

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Recognition of pharmacists as health care providers, clinicians and an essential part of the health care team