Care & Safety
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.
SCPC recently co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill regarding the importance of the Long-Term Care Pharmacy Definition Act
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.Learn More
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.Learn More
Learn more about the important role SCPC’s business partners play in delivering patient care services and improving health outcomes.
Stay in the Know
Get the latest news and updates on issues impacting the long-term pharmacy community.
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…Learn More
Unfair and Arbitrary Provider Relief Fund Rules Leave Long-Term Care Pharmacies and Their Senior Patients Behind
New Provider Relief Fund Distributions Overlook the Unique Patient Care Services of Long-Term Care Pharmacies Washington, DC – The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), representing…Learn More
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…Learn More
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…Learn More
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…Learn More
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…Learn More