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1 Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation Iowa Prescription Drug Corporation State Historical Society November 8, 2013 Iowa Collaborative Safety Net Provider Network Leadership and Advisory Group Meeting

2 Iowa Drug Donation Repository Overview: Iowans in need of assistance can receive medications and medical supplies for little or no cost. Donations are received from long-term care dispensing pharmacies, medical facilities, and individuals. The medications and supplies are inspected by a pharmacist, distributed to medical facilities or pharmacies, and dispensed to Iowans in need. Eligibility: Iowans at or below 200% of the federal poverty level who are uninsured or under-insured are eligible to receive donated drugs. Any organization or individual in the country can donate medications in their original sealed container or in tamper-evident packaging. Any pharmacy or medical facility with authorization to dispense per State administrative rules may re-dispense donated medications. Administrative Rules established in 2007 Public Health Department 641-Chapter 109

3 Drug Donation Repository – Fiscal Year Performance

4 Fiscal Year Patients Served , , , , , , ,135 Over 40,000 Iowans have benefitted from donated medications and supplies!

5 Drug Donation Repository – FY 2014 Performance MonthUnits DonatedDonated ValueUnits ShippedShipped ValueOrders Filled July120,305.00$426, ,103.00$401, August142,418.00$303, ,667.00$328, September66,932$146, ,329$162, Since 2007, the Drug Donation Repository has generated over $10.4M in donated medications and supplies!

6 DDRP: Behavioral Health Medications

7 Most requested medical facility order that is unable to be filled Most frequent form of assistance requested from safety net patients calling for assistance Represent 30% of total quantity of units donated Represent 44% of total value of units donated

8 DDRP: Behavioral Health Medications FY 2014 Goal: Significantly increase the inventory of behavioral health medications in the Drug Donation Repository Program. Outreach and education to Community Mental Health Centers and Behavioral Health Providers Development of educational materials to support effort Regional meetings with area behavioral health providers Participation in behavioral health stakeholder meetings and conferences Technical assistance to integrate DDRP into behavioral health facilities

9 Pharmacy Needs Study for Rural Iowa Access to pharmacies and primary care providers is limited in some rural communities. The closure of a sole community pharmacy and the loss of a pharmacist may leave some communities with no other primary care provider, specialist, or mid-level provider. A study will be conducted to identify sole community pharmacies, and communities lacking a pharmacy or access to a primary care provider. Development of recommendations on the opportunity to utilize tele-pharmacy and/or tele-health services in community pharmacies.

10 Pharmacy Needs Study for Rural Iowa Review of existing research examining pharmacy access and primary care access in rural Iowa communities. Identification of sole community pharmacies and communities lacking a pharmacy or access to a primary care provider. Develop recommendations on the opportunity to utilize tele-pharmacy and tele-health services in community pharmacies.

11 Survey Opportunity: Safety Net Services in Rural Iowa Safety Net Priorities Rural Safety Net Access Affordable Patient Care Alignment with Strategic Plan

12 Jon-Michael Rosmann (o) (c ) Thank you!!!


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