Mar 21, 2018 (Toronto) – PharmAchieve today announced the launch of Cardiovascular Certification Program.

Pharmacists who complete the certification are allowed to bill Green Shield Canada up to $140/year annually per patient for up to 4 consults. To qualify the patient must have Green Shield Canada extended coverage be under 65 years of age with hypertension who are on a statin. To obtain this certification, pharmacists complete an online course offer by PharmAchieve and successfully pass a final exam administered online. It is expected that other insurance companies will also soon recognize this program.

Says, the Achieve Group CEO, Hooman Katirai, "Our company, working with our partners in industry and academia, has been steadily releasing courses to help pharmacists get hired by enabling them to bill for expanded scope services. This course fits into that context which includes courses enabling pharmacists to prescribe and bill for smoking cessation and Official Kroll Certification (which provides students advanced training in Telus Health's Kroll platform.

Registration for the course is available online at:

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For further information please contact:

1-888-PASS-OSCE (1-888-727-7672)

About the Achieve Group:

The Achieve Group of Companies which includes PharmAchive (, NurseAcheive ( are among Canada's largest companies for training healthcare professionals including pharmacists, nurses and physicians. The company provides preparatory courses and products for licensing exams as well as for continuing eduction. It is currently, the only preparatory course provider for the PEBC exams accredited as a certified institution by the Canadian Government.

About Green Shield Canada (GSC):

GSC is a benefits specialist. As Canada’s only national not-for-profit health and dental specialist, their reason for being is the enhancement of the common good. GSC seeks innovative ways to improve access to better health for Canadians. From coast-to-coast, their service delivery includes drug, dental, extended health care, vision, hospital and travel benefits for groups and individuals, as well as administration services for over one and a half million plan participants nationwide. Learn more at