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  • November 15, 2022 Treatment of Vasomotor Symptoms in Menopause SUMMARY: Vasomotor and vaginal symptoms are cardinal symptoms of menopause. The occurrence of vasomotor symptoms increases during the transition to menopause and peaks approximately 1 year after the final menstrual period. Systemic estrogen hormone therapy (HT), with or without progestin, is the most effective therapy for menopause-related vasomotor symptoms. Oral and transdermal (i.e., patches, gels, or sprays) estrogen, alone or in co...

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    KSP Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to announce Eric Keahey as its new account executive. Eric is currently rounding to all McLaren subsidiaries educating providers on the ease and usability of KSP, McLaren’s specialty pharmacy for specialty medication needs. He is working with Karmanos Cancer Center and McLaren Health Care providers to increase patient access to oncology specialty medications but also expanding access into rheumatology, immunology, gastroenterology, hepatitis, HIV and other complex disea...

  • June 15, 2022 Current Procedural Terminology Category II Codes (CPT-2 Codes)   WHAT ARE CPT-2 CODES: They describe the following: Clinical components, such as those typically included in evaluation, management, or other clinical services. Results from clinical laboratory or radiology tests and other procedures. Identified processes intended to address patient safety practices (such as fall risk). Services reflecting compliance with state or federal law.   PURPOSE: CPT II codes help define nati...

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    The Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute and KSP Specialty Pharmacy (KSP) are pleased to announce the launch of new services and a new website: www.ksppharmacy.org . The new site features provider resources and information for payers and pharmaceutical companies. Most notably, the site includes an online portal where patients can refill their prescriptions. This tool also allows patients to see their list of medications, get reminders and interact with their pharmacist. A portal for patient education a...

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    KSP Specialty Pharmacy is pleased to announce that it has achieved accreditation through the Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) for its pharmacy services. Accreditation is a process through which health care organizations demonstrate compliance with national standards. Accreditation by ACHC reflects an organization’s dedication and commitment to meeting standards that facilitate a higher level of performance and patient care. ACHC is a nonprofit organization that has stood as a symbol of qu...

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    The fight against cancer requires a team of experts and careful planning. We often think of the hardworking oncologists, nurses and physicians who treat patients during their cancer journey. Their roles are vital, but there are many other key players in the battle against this disease. The KSP Specialty Pharmacy team connects patients to crucial cancer-fighting drugs. Doing so requires knowledgeable service, logistical organization and compassion for each individual. During his treatment for leukemia at...

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    KSP Specialty Pharmacy (KSP) is pleased to announce that it has received full accreditation from the Utilization Review Accreditation Commission (URAC). This accreditation is valid for three years. The achievement serves as a key differentiator and independent validation of quality. With this designation, KSP is able to continue with its provision of specialty oral oncolytic agents. Additionally, it allows for the provision of agents in other specialized areas, such as HIV, gastroenterology, neurology a...