Frequently Asked Questions
Some common questions about Home Medicines Review (HMR) are listed below. If you have specific questions, contact us and we will be happy to answer them.
What is a Home Medicines Review?
A report will be sent to your doctor which include the comprehensive list of medicines, any medication-related issues found, and suggestions to improve medicines usage.
Your doctor will review the HMR report, discuss any issues with you, then give you a “Medication Management Plan” that you can share with other healthcare providers.
What benefits can I expect from the Home Medicines Review?
– Better understanding of your medicines and health conditions
– Updated medicines list which include your prescribed medicines from different doctors as well as other over-the-counter medicines and supplements
– Suggestion for medicine aids and devices to improve your compliance
– Ensure that any medication related issues are identified and reported to your doctor
What is the cost for a Home Medicines Review?
Who is eligible for free Home Medicines Review?
They hold a current Medicare card or Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) card
They live in a community setting
They are at risk of, or experiencing, medication misadventure
The Referring Medical Practitioner confirms that there is an identifiable clinical need for a HMR Service.
Do I need a referral?
Can I ask for a Home Medicines Review for someone I care for?
A Home Medicines Review can help to ensure that the person you care for get the most out of their medicines.
A referral for the person you care for is required before the HMR can be conducted.
Is there any follow-up?
Follow-up services may be available to resolve medication related issues identified during the initial process.
How often can a Home Medicines Review be performed?
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