LENEXA, Kan. (August 5, 2016) — Sunflower Health Plan, a managed care organization and subsidiary of Centene Corporation, has announced an enhanced, value-based payment on each claim from network pharmacies accredited by the Center for Pharmacy Practice Accreditation (CPPA).
“This innovative payment model demonstrates that Sunflower Health Plan is committed to providing outstanding pharmacy care for its members in Kansas. Sunflower values partnering with pharmacies that have achieved recognition for providing high quality patient care services that improve health outcomes and contribute to lower health care costs,” said Chris Coffey, Plan President & Chief Executive Officer.
CPPA provides a standardized method for recognizing innovation and empowering pharmacists to practice at a higher level. The CPPA accreditation process focuses on medication safety and effectiveness, continuous quality improvement and desired patient health outcomes. The mission of CPPA is to serve the public health by raising the level of pharmacy-delivered patient care services through accreditation. CPPA’s accreditation programs are consultative in nature, where best practices are shared with applicants in order to elevate the level of practice and push quality services forward.
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