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August 31, 2017
Sara Medley, CEO
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health
Mountain-Pacific Quality Health Awarded Drug Use Review Contract
Helena, Mont., (August 31, 2017) – Mountain-Pacific Quality Health will continue conducting work related to drug use review (DUR), pharmacy case management and the operation of a formulary committee for the State of Montana under a two-year, $2 million plus contract, awarded August 25, 2017.
“Mountain-Pacific has conducted retrospective DUR analysis for Montana Medicaid for over 24 years,” said Mark Eichler, pharmacy programs director with Mountain-Pacific, “Under our DUR contract we also provide pharmacy case management services whereby our clinical pharmacists hold phone conferences with Medicaid providers to offer unbiased and evidence-based recommendations to help them better manage their patients’ illnesses and the medications they receive. The goal here is to help patients and reduce health care costs.”
Mountain-Pacific holds state and federal contracts geared to improving health care and the systems that provide it. Mountain-Pacific has offices in Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii and Guam.
About Mountain-Pacific Quality Health—Mountain-Pacific is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation and holds federal and state contracts that allow them to oversee the quality of care for Medicare and Medicaid members. Mountain-Pacific works within its region (Montana, Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii and the U.S. Pacific Territories of Guam and American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands) to help improve the delivery of health care and the systems that provide it. Mountain-Pacific’s goal is to increase access to high-quality health care that is affordable, safe and of value to the patients they serve. www.mpqhf.org