Ark Unveils SmartPay+… A Revolutionary Cash Pay Program

On April 6th, 2013, posted in: Press Release by

Ark has created, Ark SmartPay+, a revolutionary cash pay program that provides the best elements of traditional cash pay program and group discounts to pharmacy owners/operators. Pharmacy owners tend to prefer quicker cash pay programs, rather than waiting extended periods for manufacturer refunds or credits. However, traditional cash pay program are often vague, leaving most blind […]

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IRS delays start of tax filing season to January 30

On January 10th, 2013, posted in: Business Services, News by


WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Internal Revenue Service said on Tuesday it will begin accepting 2012 tax filings on January 30, eight days later than originally planned, meaning millions of early-filing taxpayers will have to wait until February at the earliest for a refund. More than 120 million households should be able to start filing tax […]

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Medical Billing: Reasons to Outsource

When it comes to medical billing, healthcare providers always have an option either to operate an in-house department to take care of the billing procedures or simply outsource it to a third party. Where many physicians approve of the in-house billing department, a number of physicians oppose the view. According to the later, outsourcing medical billing […]

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Pharmaceutical manufacturers press for stricter control of compounding pharmacies

On October 10th, 2012, posted in: Rx Returns by

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A national fungal meningitis outbreak linked to contaminated vials of steroid injectables from a Massachusetts compounding operation has reignited the debate over the safety of compounded drugs and the need for stiffer FDA regulation of these activities. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 7 deaths and 91 ill, with the […]

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The importance of 2012 year-end tax planning for individuals

The end of 2012 may bring unexpected and adverse changes formany taxpayers due to the scheduled December 31, 2012, expiration of a number of tax cuts. Because most of these tax cuts have been in effect since 2001, many taxpayers have become accustomed to their existence and may not realize the effect that expiration may […]

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Estate Planning Pitfall: Your family doesn’t know where to find your records

On October 5th, 2012, posted in: News by

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If you died today, would your family members know where to locate your will, trusts, life insurance policies and other critical estate planning documents? What about bank and brokerage accounts, IRAs or other qualified retirement plans, mortgages and other loans, real estate documents, tax records, and automobile titles? The last thing you want is to […]

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Meningitis outbreak sickens 35 in 6 states, kills 5

On October 4th, 2012, posted in: News by

The Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced today they are advising medical professionals not to use any products manufactured by the New England Compounding Center in Framingham, Mass., due to an outbreak of fungal meningitis tied to some medications made by the company. Three lots of the […]

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Rx returns and services firm, Ark Business Services, launches its new website

On October 1st, 2012, posted in: Press Release by

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Ark Business Services (Ark BS) is proud to announce our new website. In addition to our new website design and easy navigation, you will benefit from its high functionality and convenience. Ark BS is always dedicated to providing the highest level of service and our new website is a platform to launch future convenience and […]

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