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  • BCN Advantage Member Education Seminar

    As a valued partner, Northwood Inc. is honored to accept the invitation to participate in Blue Care Network’s Member Education Seminars. See Event Dates

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  • What is a specialty pharmacy provider?

    In this setting, pharmacists may work in a variety of areas including dispensing, medication therapy management, patient advocacy and therapy compliance.

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  • Let Northwood Be An Extension Of You

    Let Northwood Be An Extension Of You… A specialized provider network of pharmacy, durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics, medical supplies, infusion therapy, home modification, home health care, transportation and translation/interpretation services. Northwood understands that claim representatives have multiple claiments and no two claimants have the same medical needs or circumstances. This means that claim representatives

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  • The Specialty Pharmacy Boom Continues

    For 2014, we estimate that retail, mail, and specialty pharmacies dispensed about $78 billion in specialty pharmaceuticals. How many pharmacies dispensed these drugs? Surprisingly, we still can’t definitively answer this question, as I explain below. To measure specialty pharmacy growth, I worked with a renowned mathematician to crunch data from URAC, an independent accreditation company.

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  • Winter 2014/2015 Rx Benefits Market Update

    4D News Generic Price Shift Seeing a rise in generic drug costs in recent years, we explain some of the causes of the increases plans are seeing for their generic drugs. Schedule II Updates Recent rule changes regarding combination hydrocodone products reclassifies these drugs as Schedule II, subject to tighter government regulations including more stringent

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