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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


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Latest News


11/17/2021

SCPC Applauds House Minority’s Forum on PBMs; Encourages Congress to Protect Older Patients by Holding PBMs Accountable

Washington, DC – Today, House Committee on Oversight and Reform Ranking Member James Comer (R-Ky.) and minority committee members lawmakers will hold a forum to…

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11/02/2021

Long-Term Care Pharmacies are Essential in Supporting Individuals with LTC Needs, Regardless of Residence

Policy and Operational Barriers are Inhibiting Access to LTC Pharmacies Services in the Community Washington, DC - While policymakers and thought leaders on Capitol Hill…

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10/20/2021

Representatives Kurt Schrader and Markwayne Mullin Introduce Long-Term Care Pharmacy Definition Act of 2021

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition Applauds This Crucial Step for Long-Term Care Pharmacies; Enabling Better Care for Vulnerable Populations Washington, DC – Representative Kurt Schrader…

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Insights


01/07/2022

Prescription Drug Policy, 2021 And 2022: The Year In Review, And The Year Ahead

By Rachel Sachs Health Affairs This past year was filled with news in the prescription drug policy area, from the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA)…

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12/16/2021

Why the big questions about drug prices are rarely asked: It’s hard to do

By Fred D. Ledley STAT News Public debate over legislation to allow Medicare to negotiate the price of drugs has been dominated by stories of personal…

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11/30/2021

21st Annual Transamerica Retirement Survey of Workers

A Compendium of Findings About the Retirement Outlook of U.S. Workers By Catherine Collinson, Patti Rowey, Heidi Cho Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies A Compendium…

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