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

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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10/06/2021

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…

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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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In the News

10/12/2021

Inside Health Policy: LTC Pharmacies To HHS: Remove Us From Provider Relief Cap

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg Inside Health Policy Long-term care pharmacies are asking HHS to separate them from retail pharmacies when calculating Phase 4 provider relief distributions,…

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09/27/2021

LTC Pharmacies Want Better Clarity as Booster Shot Rollout Begins

Skilled Nursing News By Alex Zorn After receiving a thumbs up from both the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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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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Policy & Sector Insights


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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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