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The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition is the national organization representing long-term care pharmacies in Washington, D.C. SCPC is committed to ensuring stakeholders understand the distinct, essential role of LTC pharmacies in delivering patient care and improving health outcomes.

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SCPC recently co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill regarding the importance of the Long-Term Care Pharmacy Definition Act

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Who We Are


The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) is the voice of the long-term care (LTC) pharmacy community, which provides crucial patient care services to one of our nation’s most vulnerable populations. LTC pharmacists serve a unique and essential role in our health care system, working alongside other providers to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, coordinated care to patients in various long-term care settings. SCPC advocates on behalf of LTC pharmacies and the patients they serve to ensure their interests are represented in public policy discussions at all levels.

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LTC Pharmacies


LTC pharmacies serve a unique and essential role in our health care system, working alongside other providers to deliver high-quality, cost-effective, coordinated care to patients in various long-term care settings. While all pharmacists play crucial roles in our health care system, the job of LTC pharmacists is considerably different and often more complex than that of typical retail pharmacists.

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What We Do


SCPC is the only nationwide organization representing the interests of America’s long-term care pharmacies and the patients they serve.

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Policy Priorities

As the voice of the long-term care pharmacy community, SCPC’s policy priorities reflect the unique needs of our members and their patients.

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Advocacy

SCPC enables its members to advocate for meaningful policy change that improves patient outcomes and assures fairness for LTC pharmacies.

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Membership

SCPC’s members are part of a long-term care pharmacy community focused on strengthening the sector and improving patient health nationwide.

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Business Partners


Learn more about the important role SCPC’s business partners play in delivering patient care services and improving health outcomes.

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Stay in the Know


Get the latest news and updates on issues impacting the long-term pharmacy community.

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Latest News


09/10/2021

Long-Term Care Pharmacies Applaud Promising Provider Relief Fund Announcement

HHS Recognizes LTC Pharmacies as Providers Eligible for Relief Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the next…

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09/09/2021

Federal Government Calls on Long-Term Care Pharmacies to Manage COVID-19 Booster Shots While Denying Them Resources to Do So

SCPC Urges HHS and Congress to Assure that Long-Term Care Pharmacies are Prioritized in Final Distribution of the Provider Relief Fund Washington, DC – Long-term…

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09/01/2021

Long-Term Care Pharmacy CEOs Urge Sec. Becerra to Release Provider Relief Fund Dollars, Prioritize LTC Pharmacies

Washington, DC - Today, CEOs from long-term care (LTC) pharmacies across the nation – all members of the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) – sent…

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Insights


08/25/2021

Glasgow pharmacy reflects on frontline work through the pandemic

By Kelly Dean GLASGOW, Ky. (WBKO) - Governor Andy Beshear declared this week in Kentucky as Health Care Hero Appreciation Week. The purpose is to celebrate…

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03/24/2021

Long-term care staff warm up to vaccine with 94 percent increase in willingness

By Alicia Lasek McKnight’s Long-Term Care News A March survey shows a major shift in eldercare workers’ willingness to receive a coronavirus vaccination, with a…

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03/24/2021

COVID-19 law sparks dialogue on nursing home alternatives

By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR WASHINGTON (AP) — With the memory of the pandemic’s toll in nursing homes still raw, the COVID-19 relief law is offering states…

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