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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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Policymakers


LTC Pharmacy Background, Policy Priorities, Briefs & Patient Impact

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*New Report*


The Role of Long-Term Care Pharmacy in Supporting Individuals with Long-Term Services and Supports Needs

View our newly released report, in partnership with ATI Advisory, which underscores the unique role of Long-Term Care pharmacies in assuring patient safety and improving health outcomes.

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Members


Benefits, Resources, Advocacy Tools, Updates & Contact Information

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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


06/27/2024

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition Releases Statement on New Congressional Letter Regarding ESI Contracts

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the leading national voice for the long-term care pharmacy community, released a statement today in response to the recent…

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06/21/2024

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the leading national voice for the long-term care pharmacy community, released a statement today in response to The New York Times article on the negative influence that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have on the rising cost of healthcare.

“The New York Times investigation into the opaque, anticompetitive practices of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) underscores the urgent need for PBM reform. It’s past time to rein…

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04/22/2024

Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition Opposes CMS Final Rule on Minimum Staffing Standards for LTC Facilities

The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), the leading national voice for the long-term care pharmacy sector, released a statement today regarding its opposition to the…

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Insights


10/17/2022

The surprising group that will be hit hard by drug pricing reform

By Rachel CohrsSTAT Obviously, pharmaceutical companies are upset that they’re going to lose money from Medicare under Democrats’ new drug pricing law. But there’s another,…

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10/14/2022

Military Veterans Deserve Uninterrupted Pharmacy Access

Military Retirees Will Lose Long-Term Care Pharmacy Services as soon as Oct. 24, 2022 TRICARE and its Pharmacy Benefit: The TRICARE program, operated by the…

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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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