Medicare Part B

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A product of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy's (NASP) Center for Specialty Pharmacy Education(CSPE). View more NASP/CSPE Activities

Activity Description

In specialty pharmacy, appropriately billing Medicare Part B plays an integral role in providing patients with their medications at the best and most accurate cost for them. This activity will explain the basic requirements for billing claims to Medicare Part B and how to stay compliant with the most current Medicare guidelines. It will go over required components of a prescription, what is needed for the proof of delivery of medications and supplies, and which drugs are covered by Medicare Part B.

Learning Objectives

The target audience for this activity includes pharmacy technicians. Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  • List the requirements for a SWO (Standard Written Order).
  • List the covered classes of medications.
  • Explain the proof of delivery requirements.
  • Explain the refill requirements.
  • Identify elements of a Medicare audit.


Wendy Garcia, CPhT
Pharmacy Technician III/Reimbursement Specialist
Department of Pharmacy Services
UC Davis Health
Sacramento, CA


It is the policy of ProCE, LLC to ensure balance, independence, objectivity and scientific rigor in all of its continuing education activities. Faculty must disclose to participants the existence of any significant financial interest or any other relationship with the manufacturer of any commercial product(s) discussed in an educational presentation. Wendy Garcia does not have any relevant commercial and/or financial relationships to disclose.

CE Accreditation

Release Date: September 17, 2021
Expiration Date: September 17, 2024

Pharmacy Technicians

This CE activity is jointly provided by ProCE, LLC and the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP). ProCE is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. ACPE Universal Activity Number 0221-9999-21-229-H04-T has been assigned to this knowledge-based, home-study activity. This CE activity is approved for 0.25 contact hour (0.025 CEU) in states that recognize ACPE providers. Completion of an evaluation and post-test with a score of 70% or higher is required to receive CE credit. Proof of completion will be posted in NABP CPE Monitor profiles. No partial credit will be given.


No external support has been received for this activity.


The material presented in this CE activity does not reflect the views of ProCE, LLC or the commercial sponsor. These materials may discuss uses and dosages for therapeutic products, processes, procedures and inferred diagnoses that have not been approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration. A qualified health care professional should be consulted before using any therapeutic product discussed. All readers and continuing education participants should verify all information and data before treating patients or employing any therapies described in this continuing education activity.