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Wednesday, July 29, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Groups Tell HHS That Any Action On Rebate Rule Must Involve Fixing Pharmacy DIR Fees »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The country’s leading pharmacy groups said that any action on a prescription drug rebate rule must addre...
Friday, July 24, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Unveils Executive Orders to Curb Drug Prices »
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration unveiled four executive orders on Friday aimed at bringing down pharmaceutical price...
Sunday, June 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Engage With Elected Officials When You Can't Meet Face to Face »
Until social distancing measures are phased out, store owners who want to make a difference in independent pharmacy can an...
Friday, May 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Than 240 Patient, Health Care Groups Urge Congress to Reform Pharmacy “DIR Fees” This Year »
WASHINGTON – More than 240 patient advocates and healthcare entities on Friday   urged Congressional leaders  ...
Wednesday, March 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Allie Jo Shipman, PharmD, MBA Director, State Policy  National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associatio »
On March 25, APhA, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA), and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA),...
Monday, March 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pharmacy Groups File Amicus Brief Supporting State Level PBM Regulation »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 2, 2020) –   The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the Arkansas Pharmaci...
Monday, March 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Supreme Court Precedents Side with Arkansas Move to Regulate PBMs »
Brief argues for maintaining Supreme Court precedents, reversing Circuit Court decision, and upholding Arkansas law vital...
Wednesday, January 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Calls on CMS to Recognize Pharmacists as Care Providers »
by:  HME News Staff  -    WASHINGTON – The National Community Pharmacists A...
Tuesday, January 21, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Urges CMS to Recognize Pharmacist Services Beyond Dispensing »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Jan. 21, 2019) — In comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the National Community...
Wednesday, January 15, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug Pricing Legislation in the States: What to Expect in 2020 »
AIS Health State lawmakers will continue to focus on the cost of prescription drugs as the 2020 legislative season gets...
Monday, January 13, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Supreme Court Will Weigh Validity Of State Laws Regulating PBMs »
The Supreme Court agreed Friday (Jan. 10) to hear a case that could revive an Arkansas law regulating pharmacy benefit man...
Wednesday, December 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Backs Trump's Pick to Run FDA »
BY MATTHEW PERRONE, AP   Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate lawmakers on Tuesday moved one step closer...
Monday, November 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
As FDA Toils Over How to Regulate CBD, Frustration Builds on All Sides »
Companies who want to make CBD are increasingly frustrated that the Food and Drug Administration hasn’t yet given them cle...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump says he will allow states to import prescription drugs to lower costs »
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will soon release a plan to let Florida and other sta...
Friday, November 22, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Says Drug Importation Plan Coming 'Soon' »
President Trump on Friday said he will “soon” be releasing a plan to allow the U.S. to import prescription drugs from abro...
Friday, November 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Announces Historic Price Transparency Requirements »
As directed by President Trump’s Executive Order on Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare, t...
Friday, August 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Special Session ‘Could’ Loom to Fix Medical Marijuana Law, Utah Governor Says »
SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a special session could be on the agenda for lawmakers to implement...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
The Senate takes a bipartisan swing at drug price reform. Can it connect? »
by  Kyle Blankenship  |  Jul 23, 2019 5:06pm With drug price reform at a fever pitch and the 2020 elec...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
https://www.chaindrugreview.com/ncpa-urges-pbm-reform-in-major-media-print-ads/ »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In print ads Tuesday in the  Washington Pos t and the  Wall Street Journal , the National...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Releases Bipartisan Proposal to Lower Seniors’ Drug Prices »
By  Yasmeen Abutaleb July 23 at 5:27 PM The Senate Finance Committee released an ambitious bipartis...
Thursday, July 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
204 Pharmacy Stakeholder Groups Urge Senate Finance to Fix DIR »
ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — Support for pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration fee reform continues to grow, with 204 pharm...
Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Grow Impatient For FDA Cannabis Rules »
Nathaniel Weixel 07/06/19 10:18 AM EDT Congress is cranking up the pressure on the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...
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...
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...
Thursday, October 25, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Signs Tech-Boosting Opioid Legislation Into Law »
President Trump on Wednesday signed into law opioid legislation that expands use of telehealth and aims to improve prescri...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves New Drug to Treat Influenza »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Xofluza (baloxavir marboxil) for the treatment of acute uncomplicate...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug Pricing: The Next Turns in the US Policy Debate »
Drug pricing took center stage once again with a proposal by US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Aza...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Drug Pricing: The Next Turns in the US Policy Debate »
Drug pricing took center stage once again with a proposal by US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Aza...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
PCMA Applauds the Administration for Enacting Legislation to Curb America's Opioid Crisis »
WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/  The Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA)  recognizes tod...
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Attends Signing of Bipartisan Opioid Relief Package »
WASHINGTON  – As President Trump signs H.R. 6, the Substance Use-Disorder Prevention that Promotes Opioid R...

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