SCPC Commends Swearing In of CMS Administrator Chiquita Brooks-LaSure
Washington, DC – In response to the swearing in of Ms. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure, the new administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services the Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) offered the following statement from SCPC President and CEO Alan Rosenbloom:
“Today, we have ushered in a new era for Medicare and Medicaid with the start of Ms. Chiquita Brooks-LaSure’s tenure as the administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). Her background in health care runs deep—from her previous time at CMS to her work in Congress, I am confident in her expertise and leadership.
“As the only national coalition advocating for long-term care (LTC) pharmacies and their unique role in caring for senior citizens and people with disabilities, SCPC looks forward to working with Ms. Brooks-LaSure and CMS to make sure the Americans served by LTC pharmacies receive the best care and services available—no matter where they live.”
About Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition
The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) is the only national organization exclusively representing the interests of LTC pharmacies, representing 75% of the sector overall. Its members operate in all 50 states and serve 850,000 patients daily in skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the country. Visit seniorcarepharmacies.org to 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 Provider Relief Fund distribution, which should include long-term care pharmacies. The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC) President and CEO Alan Rosenbloom offered the following statement: “The Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition […]
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 care (LTC) pharmacies are expected to provide timely COVID-19 vaccine boosters to LTC facility residents in the coming weeks, despite the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) continued […]
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 a letter to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Xavier Becerra urging him to release the next distribution from the Provider Relief Fund immediately and to prioritize […]
SCPC recently co-hosted a briefing on Capitol Hill regarding the importance of the Long-Term Care Pharmacy Definition Act
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