ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 12, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) announced today that BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy has joined the association as a Silver Founding Member. BioPlus joins 71 Founding and Corporate Members of NASP, which represents all stakeholders in the industry, including specialty pharmacies, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, institutional pharmacies, group purchasing organizations, distributors, managed care organizations and others.
"The nation's leading specialty pharmacies continue to join and support NASP, the only national organization for all stakeholders in the industry," said Robert A. Fulcher, CAE, NASP Chief Operating Officer. "We are especially pleased that an innovative specialty pharmacy like BioPlus has chosen to become one of our Founding Members," continued Fulcher. "NASP continues to attract the leaders in the specialty pharmacy industry."
BioPlus provides specialty pharmacy services for hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, cancer, bleeding disorders, and other complex or chronic conditions, enriching the lives of patients and customers. BioPlus offers a "Same Day PA, Every Day!" program to initiate prior authorizations the same day the referral is received, which leads to a "time to fill" of less than four days. Innovative technology at BioPlus includes TAP App for physicians, to bring the pharmacy chart into the office, a HCV Treatment Path App, offering up-to-date guidance for physicians, and the IRIS Insights payer dashboard.
"BioPlus is thrilled to step up as a founding member of NASP," shares Stephen Vogt, Pharm.D., President and CEO of BioPlus. "For more than a quarter-century our specialty pharmacy has been a pioneer in innovative pharmaceutical care for patients with complex or chronic diseases. Seeing that the goals of NASP dovetail so well with ours, made a partnership between us a clear and easy choice."
About BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy
BioPlus Specialty Pharmacy is the first specialty pharmacy to introduce a two-hour turnaround from referral to patient acceptance. BioPlus... Where healing begins in 2 hours. Our company celebrates 26 years of innovative excellence in specialty pharmacy, working closely with payers and the pharmaceutical industry, as well as with prescribers to get prompt treatment for patients, and directly supporting our patients nationwide to achieve optimal health outcomes. Our proprietary web tool Tap App, connects prescribers to the pharmacy by bringing the pharmacy chart into the doctor's office with real-time specialty pharmacy information and treatment monitoring.
BioPlus provides a complete range of specialty services, including for hepatitis C, multiple sclerosis, cancer, bleeding disorders, and other complex, chronic conditions. BioPlus, a privately-held, pharmacist-owned company based in Altamonte Springs, Florida, is accredited by URAC, VIPPS, and the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC).
About the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP)
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy™ (NASP™) is the national association for all stakeholders in the specialty pharmacy industry. NASP's 71 corporate members and over 1,200 professionals represent specialty pharmacies, PBMs, health plans, pharmaceutical and biotechnology manufacturers, GPOs/wholesalers/distributors, and others allied to the industry. The mission of NASP is to serve as the national voice for the specialty pharmacy industry and to provide education, information and business networking opportunities that advance patient care. For additional information, see the NASP website.
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