The Congressmen’s statements add fuel to feedback that the APhA provided to the Ways and Means Subcommittee on Health earlier this month on how to improve and sustain the Medicare program.
The longer shelf life will make it easier for healthcare providers and pharmacies to stock Flublok and vaccinate people throughout the influenza season.
Paul McKenzie joined Biogen in February from Johnson & Johnson, where had most recently been J&J’s VP research and development for its Ethicon business.
Nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), a fatty liver disease, affects about 2% to 5% of the U.S. population and doesn't currently have an approved treatment.
ACIP continues to recommend annual flu vaccination, with either the inactivated influenza vaccine or recombinant influenza vaccine, for everyone 6 months and older.
Specifically, CMS' proposed guidance would standardize the reporting by PDP sponsors of price concessions received from, and incentive payments made to, participating network pharmacies.
There are now 28 MinuteClinic locations in South Florida, including clinics in select CVS Pharmacy stores and Navarro Discount Pharmacy.
The bill was met with praise from several industry groups when it was introduced, and a Generic Pharmaceutical Association member testified at the hearing.
Taro noted that Kalb’s departure was not the result of a dispute or disagreement with the company, including anything having to do with its accounting practices or financial reporting.
To act under the standing order, Texas pharmacists will need to complete a one-hour course on dispensing naloxoine accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education in coordination with TPA.