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Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Medicare Card: Using Your MAC’s MBI Look-Up Tool »
When you use the Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) secure portal Medicare Beneficiary Identifier (MBI) look-up tool...
Friday, July 20, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Student pharmacists advocate for provider status on Capitol Hill »
The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (H.R. 592/S. 109) is gaining more traction due to the efforts...
Monday, July 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS Touts Pharmacists’ Diabetes Management, Prevention Roles »
Arlington, Va. – A National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) op-ed published by Morning Consult today describe...
Friday, July 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves the First Drug With an Indication for Treatment of Smallpox »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved TPOXX (tecovirimat), the first drug with an indication for treatment...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement by FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., on Formation of a New Drug Shortages Task Force »
We’ve seen the number of new drug shortages steadily decline since a peak in 2011 owing to the work of the FDA, industry a...
Thursday, July 12, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Seniors Overwhelmingly Support Pharmacy-Related Part D Reforms, Survey Says »
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (July 12, 2018) — Reducing drug costs borne by seniors due to middlemen and deals in the drug supply chain...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NACDS RxIMPACT Rallies Senate Support for Action on DIR Fees »
Arlington, Va. –The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) RxIMPACT grassroots advocacy program has mobilized t...
Wednesday, July 11, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ASHP, ACPE Release Revised Accreditation Standards for Pharmacy Technician Education and Training »
ASHP (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) and the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) today rel...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Arkansas Lawmakers Review New Rule to Regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers »
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Without objection, Arkansas lawmakers reviewed a  new rule  with the state's insurance...
Monday, July 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Announces Uttam Dhillon as New Acting DEA Administrator »
DEA Public Affairs: Attorney General Jeff Sessions today announced the appointment of Uttam Dhillon as Acting Administ...
Thursday, June 28, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Statement from FDA Commissioner to Stop the Illegal Sale of Opioids Online »
Opioid addiction and abuse remains an immense public health crisis. We’re committed to continuing to take new steps to add...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
White House Proposes a Narrowing of FDA’s Mission - and a New Name »
STAT, By IKE SWETLITZ @ikeswetlitz JUNE 21, 2018 WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has proposed a fundamental cha...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves Automated Insulin Delivery and Monitoring System For Use in Younger Pediatric Patients »
FDA News Release The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approval of the MiniMed 670G hybr...
Friday, June 22, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
House Passes Bipartisan Opioid Abuse Package with NACDS-backed E-prescribing Bill »
NACDS, Arlington, Va. –  Legislation backed by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) to help address...
Thursday, June 21, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves First Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for Adults with Diabetes »
FDA: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system for...
Thursday, June 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves First Generic Versions of Suboxone Sublingual Film »
Agency is taking additional steps to advance the development of new FDA-approved treatments for opioid dependence and enco...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
National Diabetes Prevention Program »
How Pharmacists Can Participate: The  Rx for the National Diabetes Prevention Program: Action Guide for Commun...
Wednesday, June 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Senate Panel Passes NACDS-backed E-prescribing Bill to Help Address Opioid Abuse »
Arlington, Va. –  The Senate Finance Committee today passed the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act (S. 2460), w...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pressure Mounts on Drug Makers to Move Birth Control Over The Counter »
STAT, By   MEGAN THIELKING   @meggophone JUNE 8, 2018 Drug makers are facing growing pressure to sell cont...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lawmakers Have Sights on Middlemen Blamed for Rising Drug Costs »
THE HILL, BY JESSIE HELLMANN -  06/08/18 06:03 AM EDT With public outrage growing over the rising costs of presc...
Friday, June 8, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suicide Rates Rising Across the U.S. »
Suicide rates have been rising in nearly every state, according to the latest  Vital Signs  report by the Center...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
HHS Secretary Azar Praises Trump Administration ‘Truth about Opioids’ Campaign »
HHS Secretary Alex Azar issued the following statement regarding the Trump Administration’s release of a set of advertisem...
Thursday, June 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Youth Tobacco Use Drops During 2011–17 »
CDC Newsroom: Fewer U.S. middle and high school students are using tobacco products – but too many still do, according...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Declines in Hospital-Acquired Conditions Save 8,000 Lives and $2.9 Billion in Costs »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2018  Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries Da...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ask Pharmacist for Cash Price to Lower Medicare Drug Costs »
Kaiser Health News (05/30/18) Jaffe, Susan As part of President Donald Trump’s blueprint to bring down prescription co...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
NCPA Issue Brief: Copay Clawbacks and So-Called ‘Gag’ Clauses »
News media and policy-maker attention on pharmacy copay clawbacks and so-called “gag clauses” has intensified over the pas...
Wednesday, May 23, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Takes Action Against the Use of OTC Benzocaine Teething Products Due to Serious Safety Risk, »
FDA News Release:  The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers that over-the-counter (OTC) teething...
Thursday, May 17, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves Novel Preventive Treatment for Migraine »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Aimovig (erenumab-aooe) for the preventive treatment of migraine in a...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Azar Says Patients First Proposals 'Are Happening' »
Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar delivered yet another speech Wednesday in which he outlined HH...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Approves the First Non-Opioid Treatment for Management of Opioid Withdrawal Symptoms in Adults »
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Scholarship Seeks Pharmacist-Law Students »
The American Society for Pharmacy Law is seeking applicants for the 2018 Fink Family Scholarship, designed to support...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
CMS Unveils Enhanced “Drug Dashboards” to Increase Transparency on Drug Prices »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 15, 2018  Contact: CMS Media Relations (202) 690-6145 | CMS Media Inquiries ...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Work Related Asthma Prevention Program »
The California Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) aims to identify industries, occupations, and exposures that...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
FDA Confirms EpiPen Shortage in United States »
APhA:  Agency calling it an intermittent supply chain shortage FDA added EpiPen, EpiPen Jr,...
Monday, May 14, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
ICYMI: Secretary Azar's Remarks on the Trump Administration's Drug Pricing Blueprint »
HHS.gov:  Today, Secretary Azar delivered remarks on President Trump's blueprint to bring down the hig...

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