Good Day Pharmacy Co-Owner Appointed to Medicaid Rate Review Advisory Committee

On Thursday, August 20, 2015, Good Day Pharmacy Chief Executive Officer, David Lamb, was appointed to the Medicaid Rate Review Advisory Committee by Colorado House Representative, Brian DelGrosso.

The Medicaid Provider Rate Review Advisory Committee (MPRRAC) was enacted in June of 2015 (Senate Bill 15-228) and operates in accordance with the Colorado Medical Assistance Act, Section 25.5-4-401, C.R.S. (Colorado Revised Statutes).  This Committee assists the Department in the review of provider rate reimbursements in Medicaid.  The committee is responsible for

reviewing reimbursement cycles and voting to make necessary adjustments,  taking public comment from stakeholders on whether rates should be examined out of cycle, reviewing any rate increase proposals or petitions sent to the Department, and making recommendations to the Joint Budget Committee on areas for process rate improvement.

Good Day Pharmacy is an independent, family-owned company with nine pharmacies in Northern Colorado, and employs 133 Colorado residents.  It is co-owned by David Lamb, Vicki Einhellig, and Nancy Lamb.  Collaboratively, all three owners serve on several organization boards:  Rx Plus, Independent Pharmacy Cooperative, Independent Advisory Board, Poudre Valley Health System Ethics Board, Long Term Care Network, and local community associations.  Good Day Pharmacy participates with the Wyoming Medication Drug Program (WMDP) which provides immediate prescription help and advice on lower-cost alternatives, and improves prescription access for Wyoming residents who cannot afford medications.  Good Day also hosts internship programs and student rotations for pharmacy school students and pharmacy technicians.