News & Insights


Find up-to-date information and news regarding important policy and industry updates affecting the long-term care pharmacy community. This page is updated regularly to include new research and federal policy impacts on this community.

Press Releases & Statements


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Releases & Statements

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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Releases & Statements

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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Releases & Statements

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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In The News


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In the News

08/18/2021

An age-old problem: systemic inequality in health care for seniors and how Congress can fix it

The Hill By Alan Rosenbloom Health care for aging Americans is a source of constant policy debate—but it’s a debate that must be settled soon.…

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12/22/2020

‘Out in the Cold’: LTC Pharmacies Ask to be Matched with Vaccination Sites, Relief Funds

McKnight’s Long-Term Care News By Alicia Lasek As their businesses groan under the weight of COVID-19-related expenses, long-term care pharmacists are pressing federal officials for…

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In the News

12/18/2020

Long-Term-Care Pharmacies Seek COVID-19 Vaccine Role, Govt. Relief

Inside Health Policy By John Wilkerson The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition is urging the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to consider matching nursing…

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Policy & Sector Insights


The LTC pharmacy sector is in constant change with new research, policies and news.

Policy & Sector 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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Policy & Sector Insights

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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