CPESN® Texas Minimum Service Sets
1. Adherence Program: Assisting the patient to help organize medications, take them at the correct time of the day and improve patient compliance/adherence. This service may include the pharmacist working with the patients and/or their caregivers to determine an appropriate adherence packaging system which may include Medication Synchronization, Adherence Reminder Calls, Strip Packaging, Blister Packaging, or other special adherence packaging to promote adherence with utilization of appropriate labeling as determined by the Board of Pharmacy.
2. Comprehensive Medication Review: A systemic assessment of medications, including prescription, over-the-counter, herbal medications and dietary supplements to identify medication-related problems, prioritize a list of medication therapy problems and create a patient-specific plan to resolve medication therapy problems working with the extended healthcare team.
3. Immunizations Screening and/or Administration: The ability to actively screen patients, educate, and provide ACIP recommended immunizations (or at a minimum refer to another provider) included, but not limited to, influenza, pneumococcal (both conjugate and polysaccharide), Tdap, and herpes zoster immunizations.
4. Medication Reconciliation: The process of comparing a patient’s medication orders to all of the medications that the patient has been taking (active, chronic, as needed and OTC including herbal) to avoid medication errors. This service is especially important during transitions of care when patients are most vulnerable to medication errors.
5. Home Delivery: Ensure that pharmaceutical care & prescription medication are delivered to the patient in a timely manner relevant to their disease state or illness. Pharmacy provides delivery service (in person or other courier); fee may apply. Contact pharmacy for limitations/restrictions.