07/24/2017 - 3:07pm

In its comments to the Senate Finance Committee, the organization outlined the impact that the BAT would have on pharmacies and patients.

07/24/2017 - 12:26pm

At a public meeting on July 18, Food and Drug Administration commissioner Scott Gottlieb said that by the end of the year, the agency would develop an internal strategy for dealing with abbreviated new drug applications, as well as a guidance on the best submission practices.

07/24/2017 - 10:28am

In an eight-month study with its first MTM client, Health Dialog realized significant adherence gains and optimal therapy adoptions to help improve upon CMS' Five-Star Quality Ratings.

07/21/2017 - 12:06pm

The clarification represents a victory for patients, according to the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, who reached out to the DEA for clarification on the issue in a May letter to the DEA. 

07/21/2017 - 8:49am

NPA’s industry resources, along with pro-active advocacy efforts, continue to attract new members who know that the industry’s well being requires that they become involved, the asssociation stated.

07/20/2017 - 1:06pm

Gilead’s hepatitis C treatment Vosevi and Puma Biotechnology’s breast cancer drug Nerlynx both earned Food and Drug Administration approval this week. 

07/17/2017 - 10:48am

Jean Coutu founder Jean Coutu spoke out regarding negotiations with Quebec around dispensing fees, according to a report published last week by Canada's Bell Media. Jean Coutu earlier this year agreed to surrender $300 million in collected dispensing fees in return for smaller manufacturer rebates that cut into pharmacy operating margins. "It is an average of $100,000 for each of our locations," Coutu told shareholders BellMedia reported. "It was extremely difficult to digest." (Bell Media)

07/14/2017 - 12:28pm

The pilot, included in the 2017 federal budget plan, would allow TRICARE beneficiaries to get their prescriptions from retail pharmacies, rather than by mail order or through military treatment facilities.

07/14/2017 - 11:00am

The new tool is available to members of AmerisourceBergen’s pharmacy services administrative organization, Elevate Provider Network, who take advantage of its advanced features.