Bill would improve payment transparency, pharmacy group says

Long-Term Living
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) has endorsed H.R. 244, also known as the MAC Transparency Act, saying that, if passed, it would improve payment transparency within the Medicare prescription drug program….Read More

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) Endorses Bipartisan Bill to Promote Medicare Pricing Transparency, Recognition of Pharmacy Costs Associated with Nursing Home Resident Care

Saying new bipartisan legislation introduced by U.S. Reps Doug Collins (R-GA) and Dave Loebsack (D-IA) will advance payment transparency within the Medicare prescription drug program, the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) today endorsed H.R. 244, the MAC Transparency Act…..Read More

Bill targets Medicare payments for rural pharmacies

Public Opinion
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., is co-sponsoring a bill to encourage pharmacists to serve older Americans and people with disabilities in communities lacking easy access….Read More

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition Launches

LTC Pharmacy News
The newly-formed Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition, comprised of several independent LTC pharmacies, has officially launched….Read More

New Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition: Stop Use of Prorated or Daily Dispensing Fees

Roll Call
Every day, seniors and rehab patients in skilled nursing centers and assisted living facilities across America benefit from the specialized guidance and clinical oversight that only long-term care (LTC) pharmacies, and the consulting pharmacists they employ, can provide….Read More

Strength in unity is pharmacies’ motto, and hope

McKnight’s
Growing up, we had a saying when we wanted to cross a busy street but couldn’t catch a break from drivers….Read More

Long-Term Care Pharmacies Gear Up To Lobby With New Trade Group

Inside Health Policy
Independent long-term care pharmacies hope to exert a strong lobbying force in 2015 after having formed last fall the first-ever trade group focused on policies specific to their industry, including daily dispensing fees, maximum allowable costs and drug-abuse policies…Read More

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