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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

National Governors Association: States can better integrate pharmacists into health care system

Pharmacists.com
Ringing in the new year with more good news for pharmacist provider status efforts, the National Governors Association (NGA) yesterday released a paper, “The Expanding Role of Pharmacists in a Transformed Health Care System,”on how states can integrate pharmacists more fully into the health care system….Read More

Health Mart: New National Ad Campaign Aimed at Medicare Part D Beneficiaries

Insurance News Net
With the New Year, many Medicare Part D patients may notice changes in their co-pays and look to switch pharmacies….Read More

National Governors Association Suggests Bigger Role For Pharmacists

Inside Health Policy
The National Governors Association is encouraging states to consider amending laws and regulations to give pharmacists a bigger role in delivering care…Read More

60 Plus Association: Rep. Ryan is key to fair Medicare prescription competition

GazetteXtra
The Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit bucked the trend of government bloat and failure by introducing real consumer choice and competition among providers to keep costs down….Read More

New National Coalition Forms to Advocate Exclusively for America’s Independent Long Term Care Pharmacies, Interests of Vulnerable Seniors

A group of leading independent long-term care (LTC) pharmacies has joined to form the new Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), dedicated to representing the legislative and regulatory interests of independent LTC pharmacies and those of the vulnerable patients they serve….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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