Live truth instead of professing it

How do you implement MTM?

How do you implement MTM?

Ten Tips for MTM success

  1. Talk to other healthcare providers.
  2. Provide incentives.
  3. Get the staff involved.
  4. Think about the patient.
  5. Document, document, document.
  6. Communicate well.
  7. Market MTM.
  8. Take advantage of technology.

What does MAP stand for MTM?

Medication-related action plan (MAP) Intervention and/or referral. Documentation and follow-up.

What is a tip in MTM?

Intervention prompts generated through the company’s Targeted Intervention Program (TIP®) focus pharmacist activity on medication issues such as gaps in care, non-adherence, high risk medications and cost-saving opportunities.

What is medication-related action plan?

What is a Medication-related Action Plan (MAP)? This is the care plan developed by your pharmacist after discussing your medications in an MTM session or shorter MTR session. A MAP includes items that you and the pharmacist can complete without working with a doctor or other health care professional.

What is a factor when determining a patient’s eligibility for MTM?

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) laid out a set of MTM eligibility criteria for eligible entities to target patients for MTM services: “(1) take 4 or more prescribed medications …; (2) take any ‘high risk’ medications; (3) have 2 or more chronic diseases… or (4) have undergone a transition of care …

What is the map portion of a medication therapy review MTM?

Medication-related Action Plan (MAP) The MAP does not include problems to be referred out to other members of the patient’s healthcare team. The patient and pharmacist complete this portion together and include action steps for the patient.

What is pharmacy outcome?

Outcomes, therefore, are the intended endpoints of care, and occasional unintended effects (e.g., adverse drug reactions) as well. The future of pharmacy rests on demonstrating the positive effect of pharmaceutical care on patient outcomes.

What is CMR in pharmacy?

A comprehensive medication review (CMR) is an encounter conducted face-to-face or via telephone between a patient and their pharmacist. The pharmacist collects patient-specific information to identify medication-related issues and creates a plan to resolve them, alongside the patient and/or prescriber.

What is the difference between MTM and CMR?

CMR is a core element of MTM, but some use the terms interchangeably. More precisely, CMR and TMR are different types of MTM services. The specific objectives of CMR and the global objectives of MTM are defined previously in this document.

What is MTM program completion rate for CMR?

Results: The model in which patients were previously offered and subsequently completed a CMR from their health plans before contact by the MTMCCC had the highest CMR completion rate at 49.8%, compared with 40.5% and 23.8% for the other 2 outreach models.