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Advocacy
Thursday, May 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How a Proposal By Sen. Mitt Romney Aims to Lower Prescription Drug Costs »
By Dennis Romboy @dennisromboy Published: May 9, 2019 12:40 pm   SALT LAKE CITY — A bill S...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exploring the Effects of Consolidation and Anticompetitive Conduct in Health Care Markets »
The National Community Pharmacists Association (“NCPA”) appreciates the opportunity to submit this statement on the Subcom...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Resources Page: Proposed CMS rule DIR Provisions »
Amid a number of proposed Part D policy changes, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' recently proposed rule,...
Wednesday, November 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS’ Proposed DIR Fee Reform Garners Industry Support »
The latest effort from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is garnering industry attention. CMS on Tuesday unve...
Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Health Secretary Warns Pharma: Administration Will Push Ahead with Drug Pricing Reforms »
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Friday he would push ahead with drug pricing reforms despite pushback f...

Press Releases
Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC HEALTHCARE ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH UTAH PHARMACY ASSOCIATION »
Utah Pharmacy Association to Offer TRC’s Education and Medication Advisory Resources Direct to Its Members, Including Phar...
Friday, May 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Five Estonian residents arrested for conspiring to import carfentanil and fentanyl into the U.S. »
WASHINGTON – Christopher T. Tersigni, Special Agent in Charge of the Special Operations Division of the U.S. Drug Enforcem...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Finalizes Rule Requiring Manufacturers Disclose Drug Prices in TV Ads to Increase Drug Pricing »
Less than a year after the release of President Trump’s   American Patients First   - PDF   blueprint, HH...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
PBMs Want To Distribute New Rebate Payments; Pharmacists Disagree »
InsideHealthPolicy.com's Daily Briefing - Powered by Dow Jones · US | May 07, 2019 · 07:57pm The Trump adm...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Study: Payers, PBMs Hinder Drug Access for Autoimmune Patients »
Health insurers and pharmacy benefit managers are not making the grade when it comes to access to medications for autoimmu...

Rx Alerts
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pets Are Now the Gateway To Get Prescription Drugs, Could Lead to Legislative Changes »
The reality of addiction is very clear: Stories of animals being abused and intentionally hurt only to be taken to the vet...
Thursday, August 17, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Provides New Tools for the Development and Proper Evaluation of Tests for Detecting Zika Virus »
As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it ha...
Thursday, May 29, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA allows marketing of first non-invasive test to help in identifying cause of certain kidney disea »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first test that can help determine if a specific typ...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Device Safety and Recalls: Baxter Healthcare Corporation, Sigma Spectrum Infusion Pumps with »
A recall has been issued for the Baxter Healthcare Corporation Sigma Spectrum Infusion Pumps with Master Drug Libra...
Wednesday, May 7, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Medical Device Safety and Recalls: Hospira Inc., Abbott Acclaim Infusion Pumps and Hospira Acclaim E »
A recall has been issued for Hospira Inc., Abbott Acclaim Infusion Pumps and Hospira Acclaim Encore Infusion Pumps. ...

Compounding
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal judge enters consent decree against Texas compounder, Guardian Pharmacy Services »
A federal court ordered a Texas-based company to stop producing compounded drug products intended to be sterile until the...
Monday, December 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner and Deputy on New Efforts to Assure the Quality of Compounded Drugs »
As we continue to implement our  2018 Compounding Priorities Plan , our mission is to preserve patient access to co...

Pharmacy Ownership
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Exclusive: Big Pharma Returning to U.S. Price Hikes in January After Pausee »
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Novartis AG ( NOVN.S ) and Bayer AG ( BAYGn.DE ) are among nearly 30 drugmakers...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacists Make a Difference Through Team-Based Care »
It’s often hard to articulate why an individual student might be influenced by one teacher over another. All qualified in...

Other News
Monday, May 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
States Bring New Price-Fixing Suit Against Generic-Drug Makers »
BOSTON - Attorneys general from more than 40 states are alleging the nation’s largest generic drug manufacturers conspired...
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
You Are the Message »
How to Say Thank You We probably don't write thank yous because they are not required. With all the reports, r...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump's War on Middlemen Might Reach Well Beyond PBM Rebates »
Pharmacy benefit managers took their turn in the spotlight last week, sending executives to Capitol Hill to testify that...
Tuesday, March 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How Much Difference Will Eli Lilly’s Half-Price Insulin Make? »
When Erin Gilmer filled her insulin prescription at a Denver-area Walgreens in January, she paid $8.50. U.S. taxpayers pai...
Monday, January 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New App Displays What Original Medicare Covers »
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) launched a new app that gives consumers a modernized Medicar...

Education
Monday, May 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, January 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TRC Healthcare Announces Pharmacy Technicians University Meets New ASHP/ACPE Tech Training Standards »
STOCKTON, Calif., December 3 ,  2018  —  Therapeutic Research Center  (TRC® Healthcare, or TRC),...
Friday, November 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacist Collaborative Practice Agreements: Who, What, Why, and How »
Activity Preview In 2015, cardiovascular disease alone contributed to one in three deaths. Interventions to reduce t...

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