07/16/2015 - 2:39pm

Ralph Neas, president and CEO of the Generic Pharmaceutical Association, issued a statement last month criticizing the FDA at the organization’s public meeting on the Generic Drug User Free Act.

07/16/2015 - 2:39pm

Rite Aid announced last month that it had recently introduced a new medication synchronization program called OneTripRefills.

07/16/2015 - 2:35pm

To help independent pharmacy owners better understand the fast-growing, uber-complex specialty pharmacy business, the National Community Pharmacists Association last month hosted a day-long forum, “Exploring the intersection of specialty medications, community pharmacy and patient care.”

07/13/2015 - 12:08pm

The U.S. House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Cures Act (H.R. 6) by a vote of 344-77 on Friday.

06/26/2015 - 12:58pm

Gov. Tom Wolf signed into law on Friday House Bill 182, which allows pharmacists to administer the flu vaccine to patients 9 years of age and older, with parental consent.

06/24/2015 - 2:11pm

Oregon Governor Kate Brown signed a piece of legislation earlier this month that helps expand patient access to pharmacists' patient care services. 

06/23/2015 - 12:22pm

The Food and Drug Administration is concerned that too great a deviance from a reference drug appearance could affect compliance. 

06/12/2015 - 1:23pm

The Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, a group of more than 25 organizations representing patients, has released newspaper and radio advertisements calling for passage of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.

06/11/2015 - 2:57pm

In light of the re-emergence of vaccine-preventable diseases in the United States, the American Medical Association is seeking more stringent state immunization requirements to allow exemptions only for medical reasons.