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Monday, November 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah Pharmacy Association to Offer TRC’s Education and Medication Advisory Resources Direct to Its Members, Including Phar...
Monday, April 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Joint Satement on Medication Safety During Treatment of COVID-19 in Utah »
PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2020 The Utah Pharmacy Association (UPhA) and the Utah Societ...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Guidance regarding Hydroxychloroquine and Chloroquine Prescriptions »
To Whom it may concern:   To ensure patient access to medications during the COVID-19 outbreak and to preve...
Tuesday, March 17, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Monday, March 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Community Pharmacy an Eager Partner in Coronavirus Containment, Says NCPA »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 9, 2020) – As the most accessible health care providers in many communities, neighborhood pharmacis...
Wednesday, March 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Announces Actions to Address Spread of Coronavirus »
CMS calls on all health care providers to activate infection control practices and issues guidance to inspectors as they i...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS, Regeneron Collaborate to Develop 2019-nCoV Treatment »
Expanded Agreement Applies Promising Technology to Emerging Infectious Diseases To develop therapeutics to...
Friday, December 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
New FDA Drug Safety Communication on Gabapentin and Pregabalin »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is warning that serious breathing difficulties may occur in patients using gab...
Thursday, November 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves New Treatment for Adults With Partial-Onset Seizures »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved XCOPRI (cenobamate tablets) to treat partial-onset seizures in adults...
Friday, November 15, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Final Guidance for Development of Smallpox Treatments »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued final guidance, Smallpox (Variola Virus) Infection: Developing Drugs...
Thursday, November 14, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Issues Warning Letter to Dollar Tree Stores for Receiving Potentially Unsafe Drugs »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued a  warning letter  to Greenbrier International, Inc., doing bus...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Proposes Historic Steps to Strengthen Oversight/Fiscal Integrity of Medicaid »
Proposed Rule Would Promote State Accountability on Medicaid Payments through Improved Transparency and Accountability...
Monday, November 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA issues warning over counterfeit prescription pills from Mexico »
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills killing Americans....
Monday, October 28, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA, PRS Launch First-of-its-Kind “CBD Source” Tool for Pharmacists »
SAN DIEGO (Oct. 28, 2019) — The National Community Pharmacists Association today announced that it has teamed up with PRS...
Monday, October 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA to Accept Vaping Devices and Cartridges as Part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day »
WASHINGTON – With robust public participation over the course of 17 prior events, the National Prescription Drug Take Back...
Friday, October 11, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump Administration Drives Access to More High-Quality Medicare Plan Choices in 2020 »
CMS Releases Star Ratings for 2020 Medicare Advantage and Part D Prescription Drug Plans Ahead of Medicare Open Enrollment...
Thursday, October 10, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Utah’s ‘Fallback Plan’ Medicaid Waiver Now Open for Public Comments »
Emily Viles | Oct 10, 2019 This week the Utah Department of Health is holding  two public hearings  to di...
Friday, October 4, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
First Lady Melania Trump and DEA to Kick Off 31st Red Ribbon Campaign With Annual Rally »
WASHINGTON – First Lady Melania Trump and DEA Acting Administrator Uttam Dhillon will kick off the 31st annual Red Ribbon...
Thursday, August 29, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Surgeon General Releases Advisory on Marijuana’s Damaging Effects on the Developing Brain »
Encourages Youth and Pregnant Women Not to Use Marijuana Today, Surgeon General Vice Adm. Jerome M. Adams,...
Wednesday, August 21, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
2 Drug Companies Settle with Counties in Opioid-Crisis Suit »
Two pharmaceutical companies have reached settlements totaling $15 million to avoid being defendants in the first federal...
Tuesday, August 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes New Steps to Improve Drug Supply Chain Integrity and Patient Safety »
August 13, 2019 Media Inquiries     Jeremy Kahn    301-796-8671 “FDA regulatio...
Tuesday, August 6, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Still Not Enough Naloxone Where It’s Most Needed »
CDC Press Release Embargoed Until: Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 1:00 p.m. ET Contact:   Media Relations (404) 6...
Monday, August 5, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Azar Statement on National Immunization Awareness Month »
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement marking August as National Immunization Aware...
Thursday, August 1, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
VA Community Prescription Claim information (Express Scripts) »
*Any community pharmacy that accepts the Express Scripts Insurance Plan may adjudicate the claim.  Insurer -Exp...
Tuesday, July 23, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA warns company marketing unapproved cannabidiol products »
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has issued a  warning letter  to Curaleaf Inc., o...
Tuesday, June 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Commits $50 Million to Assist States with Substance Use Disorder Treatment and Recovery »
Today, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a Notice of Funding Opportunity that provides...
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 »'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...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
TV Ads Will Soon Start Showing Drug Prices »
Drug companies that make prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid must begin including the list price...
Friday, April 26, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Announces Public Meeting to Discuss Safety and Utility of Higher-Dose Opioid Analgesics »
“As part of our work to explore innovative approaches to reduce exposure to opioids, we’re seeking public input on the saf...
Wednesday, March 13, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
DEA Warns of Alarming Increase of Scam Calls »
WASHINGTON – The Drug Enforcement Administration urges its DEA-registered practitioners and members of the public to be ca...
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...

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