Pharmacy Sale, Acquisition or Closure

Many pharmacy owners wonder if contracting with Medicare directly (as a Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Supplies (“DMEPOS”) provider) adds value to a pharmacy business. The answer depends on whether the sale of the pharmacy is structured as an asset or a stock purchase.

Asset purchase

To become a DMEPOS provider under Medicare Part

Many independent pharmacies across the nation find themselves forced to shut their doors because of low reimbursements and DIR fees, aggressive PBM practices, and increased investigations and fines by state and federal agencies. In addition, pharmacies must comply with an ever-increasing number of regulations and many small pharmacies are not in position to follow and