Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of January 20, 2020

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What is a compendium?

Answer:

According to the Medicare Benefit Policy Manual: “A compendium is defined as a comprehensive listing of FDA-approved drugs and biologicals or a comprehensive listing of a specific subset of drugs and biologicals in a specialty compendium, for example, a compendium of anti-cancer treatment.”