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Advocacy
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...
Friday, October 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Proposes to Lower Drug Prices by Basing Them on Other Countries’ Costs »
By   Robert Pear , New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump proposed on Thursday that Medicare pay for...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Discusses "Plateau" Of The Opioid Epidemic »
By  Victoria Kim   10/25/18 Health Secretary Alex Azar discussed the state of the opioid epidemic at a r...

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...
Wednesday, February 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Urges DIR Fee Reform in Statement to House Ways and Means Committee »
Details  opportunities to reduce patients’ out -of-pocket drug costs and to lower overall healthcare spending thr...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Finalizes New Medicare Card Distribution Ahead of Deadline, Accelerating Fight Against Medicare »
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently completed a large-scale effort to provide new Medicare car...
Thursday, January 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Want to Know More about e-Care? »
The Pharmacist eCare Plan Initiative website is up and running. You're just a few clicks away from a wealth of informat...
Wednesday, January 16, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner on New Efforts to Support Development of Over-the-Counter Naloxone »
FDA Statement With the number of overdose deaths involving prescription and illicit opioids more than doubl...

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
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, 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...
Monday, January 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington is Under a State of Emergency as Measles Cases Rise »
As of Sunday, there are 35 confirmed cases of measles in the state of Washington -- an outbreak that has already prompted...
Friday, December 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Finalizes “Pathways to Success,” an Overhaul of Medicare’s National ACO Program »
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a final rule that dramatically redesigns and sets a n...
Wednesday, December 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Local Health Care Partnerships Strongly Associated with Successful Community Pharmacy Services »
Surveying Community Pharmacies in 3 Domains Incorporating community pharmacists into team-based care models is recommen...
Tuesday, December 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kaleo, Maker of $4,100 Overdose Antidote, Authorizes a Generic Version for Just $178 »
A month after the drug maker Kaleo  came under fire  from lawmakers and public-health advocates for charging $4,...

Education
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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