DirectRx Pharmacy Awarded CMS Contract in Competitive Bid Program

TROY, Mich., Oct. 25, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DirectRx Pharmacy, a leading independent pharmacy accredited by URAC, ACHC, NABP and WBENC, has won a competitive bid for nebulizers and related supplies from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) under Round 1 2017 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (DMEPOS) competitive bidding program. The contract will apply from January 1, 2017 through December 31, 2018.

Under the new CMS contract, DirectRx Pharmacy will supply nebulizer equipment and supplies for Medicare clients in Kansas City, Mo. and Dearborn, Franklin, Ohio and Union counties, Ind. DirectRx specializes in treating COPD and other respiratory conditions using integrated care and follow-up, as well as leading medications such as Brovana, Budesonide and Perforomist.

“DirectRx is proud to be awarded this contract so that we can further our vision of helping patients with respiratory conditions such as asthma and COPD,” said Amanda Berishaj, PharmD, of DirectRx. “COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema and other respiratory conditions can be treated. With COPD, the key is treating the condition early to improve how well your lungs work.”

The DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program was mandated by Congress through the Medicare Prescription Drug, Improvement, and Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA). The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, CMS, is part of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

DirectRx Pharmacy, an independent, family-owned pharmacy accredited by URAC, ACHC, NABP and WBENC, is dedicated to providing patients with unparalleled, personalized pharmaceutical care for their specialty pharmacy needs. Unlike other pharmacies, DirectRx is owned and operated by certified doctors of pharmacy. The company has grown to serve more than 38 states since its inception more than two decades ago. Investments in technology help to drive the best possible patient care and deliver the most accurate data to our partners. www.DirectRx.com

CONTACT: Amanda Berishaj, PharmD, DirectRx, (855) 362-3397

Source:DirectRx Pharmacy