08/20/2015 - 9:58am

DSN recently sat down with KPMG's Larry Kocot — who now heads up KPMG’s Center for Healthcare Regulatory Insight — to discuss the future of payment system reforms.

08/20/2015 - 9:58am

Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. It was a landmark in the nation’s social and political development and an evolutionary leap for community pharmacy.

08/19/2015 - 3:13pm

A study conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has found that Florida’s legislative efforts to curb opioid abuse seem to be having their desired effect. 

08/19/2015 - 10:24am

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has vetoed a bill that would grant doctors the final say on which prescription drugs to prescribe for their patients in Medicaid's managed care programs, the Associated Press reports.

08/18/2015 - 4:35pm

Drug Store News sat down with Tom O’Donnell, VP federal government affairs at the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, to discuss pharmacist provider status and the latest pro-pharmacy legislative initiatives in the U.S. House and Senate.

08/17/2015 - 11:52am

To meet AWP requirements, Medicare Part D sponsors must have terms posted by Sept. 15, CMS says. 

08/13/2015 - 4:43pm

A strong majority of Americans (72%) - crossing regional, political, generational, gender and income lines — believe the current federal minimum wage of $7.25 per hour is lower than it should be

08/13/2015 - 1:27pm

More than eight-in-10 Americans support provider status for pharmacists, and four-in-10 are “strongly” in favor of provider status, according to a recent NACDS poll.

08/12/2015 - 2:49pm

The online guide includes information about the benefits and risks of vaccination, the types of vaccines children routinely receive as well as a section with questions that parents are asking about vaccination.