McKesson ideaShare 2019 frequently asked questions

Below are common questions and answers regarding the pharmacy event of the year. If you have further questions, please contact: ideaShareSupport@iRegEvents.com or call 866.325.0365.

 

General event questions


 

Q: What is McKesson ideaShare?

McKesson ideaShare brings together the best and brightest independent pharmacy leaders and their staff to make meaningful connections and share ideas and expertise for building a stronger business. Unite. Learn. Grow. It all happens here.

Q: What happens at the General Session?

Hear McKesson’s leadership discuss winning strategies to grow your business and initiatives for the coming year. Join us as we announce and celebrate the winners of the Health Mart Pharmacy of the Year award, Community Excellence award, and the Clinical, Operational, and Marketing Innovation awards.

 

Registration questions


 

Q: What are the options for payment, and when do I pay?

Event fees will be billed through your DC approximately 90 business days after the conference. If you prefer to pay by credit card, please contact registration support or via the link in your registration confirmation email to make those arrangements.

 

Rebate questions


 

Questions? Email OneStopGenerics@McKesson.com.

Q: How much are the McKesson ideaShare rebates?

McKesson ideaShare 2019 attendees are eligible for a OneStop Generics 2% rebate up to a $10,000 cap for purchases from July 2019 through November 2019 (July 2019 through December 2019 for customers that register by May 30, 2019).

In addition, McKesson ideaShare attendees will receive bonus rebates, up to $20,000 per eligible account number, on approximately 150 high-dispense OneStop items. Eligible accounts can earn up to $30,000 in rebates compared to $20,000 in 2018. The rebate offer period is from July 2019 through November 2019 (July 2019 through December 2019 for customers that register by May 30, 2019). Eligible accounts will receive rebates via credit memo.

Q: Who’s eligible for the McKesson ideaShare rebates?

Customer accounts eligible for the OneStop rebate and discount are primary accounts across retail independent small/medium chain, long-term care, home health, hospice, assisted living facility, skilled nursing facility, and combo pharmacies, with verified attendance at McKesson ideaShare.

Q: Are prospective customers also eligible for the rebates?

Yes. If a prospect becomes a customer by October 31, 2019, they are eligible to receive the rebates.

Q: How long will eligible customers receive the McKesson ideaShare rebates?

Customers that register prior to May 30, 2019 will receive six months of rebates. Customers that register on-site will receive five months of rebates.

Q: How will the McKesson ideaShare rebates be paid?

The McKesson ideaShare rebates will be paid directly to eligible accounts via a credit memo.

Q: How often will the McKesson ideaShare rebates be paid?

The McKesson ideaShare rebates will be paid directly to eligible accounts via a credit memo.

Q: Will McKesson ideaShare rebates reporting be available?

Reporting detailing the McKesson ideaShare rebates will be made available to customers through the field.

Q: How will the rebates be handled for multi-store groups and EDI accounts?

The McKesson ideaShare rebates are earned for all stores under a common owner who attend McKesson ideaShare.

Q: How will you know which items are discounted and included in the McKesson ideaShare rebates offering?

The discounted items will be published on McKesson Connect and updated as necessary. 

Q: Will the discounted items remain the same throughout the rebate earning period?

No. Prices and items are subject to change during the rebate earning period based on changes in item demand, availability and price. Check McKesson Connect for updates to the items to be discounted.

Q: Will the discount on the items be reflected on the invoice or paid as a rebate?

The discount will be paid as a rebate in the form of a credit memo.

Q: How will you know how much you earned for purchasing the discounted items?

Rebates earned for purchasing the discounted items will be included on the Total Rewards Statement.

Q: Will dynamic pricing apply to substituted items if the discounted item is out of stock?

No. Item availability is not guaranteed throughout the entire rebate earning period.

Q: How will you know which items are discounted and included in the McKesson ideaShare rebates offering?

The discounted items list will be published on McKesson Connect and updated as necessary.

 

Family questions


 

Q: Can I bring the family?

Yes! Guest passes can be added to a Full Conference Pass registration for an additional fee. All registered children ages 3–17 are automatically included in each day of Camp McKesson.

Q: What is Camp McKesson?

Camp McKesson provides on-site childcare and activities during conference hours to children ages 3–17 who are registered for a guest pass. Our licensed childcare professionals will give you the confidence that your children are in a secure, playful and engaging environment while you attend meetings, exhibits and networking events. Please note Camp McKesson participants must be able to use restroom independently.

Q: What is Teen Camp McKesson?

Share the excitement of McKesson ideaShare with your teens and keep them entertained with fun activities while you’re at the conference. Teen Camp McKesson is a supervised excursion program for registered attendees ages 12–17. An additional fee per person (no sibling discounts) per day and advance registration is required.

Q: Can children attend the Final Night Party?

Admission to the Final Night Party is included in all youth guest passes. Tickets for guests attending the Final Night Party only will be sold at the door for $50 per person (5–20 years old) and $100 per person (age 21 and over).

 

CE questions


 

Q: How do I redeem my CE credits for sessions I attend?

Continuing Pharmacy Education (CPE) for McKesson ideaShare 2019 has been accredited by CEI, an ACPE-accredited provider of continuing pharmacy education. Please note, if you attended a live session, you MUST complete the online requirements to obtain your CPE credit. You have 30 days from when you attend the session to obtain CPE credit. This deadline is non-negotiable due to the CPE Monitor reporting timelines.

Redeem your credit from Health Mart University: If you are a Health Mart customer, claim your credit by logging in to myHealthMart.com and accessing Health Mart University (HMU). Enter the code provided in the ‘Enter CPE Code or Access Code’ box. Click SUBMIT. Complete the evaluation as prompted and click SUBMIT to send your information to CPE Monitor.

Redeem your credit from CEI: For all others, claim your credit by logging in to ceimpact.com. If this is the first time you have utilized the CEI Learning Management System (LMS) you will need to create an account. From the CEI homepage, enter the code provided in the ‘Enter Code’ box. Click SUBMIT. Complete the Evaluation as prompted and click SUBMIT to send your information to CPE Monitor.

Follow instructions to access your CPE Statement of Credit on CPE Monitor. Your CPE Monitor e-profile number is needed within your CEI profile. You can access this number through MyCPEMonitor.net

If you have additional questions, contact the CEI team at team@ceimpact.com. They will also be available during show floor hours at the CEI redemption booth.

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