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.
The new tool is available to members of AmerisourceBergen’s pharmacy services administrative organization, Elevate Provider Network, who take advantage of its advanced features.
Mike Hotra joins the organization as VP of its public affairs team, and Ken McKay is the advocacy organization’s new VP state government affairs.
Over-the-counter hearing aid devices are expected to range in price from $100 to $600.
The term “medical food” is defined by Congress as “a food which is formulated to be consumed [orally] or administered internally under the supervision of a physician."
Rachel Sher was most recently a senior policy analyst in the Food and Drug Administration’s Office of Policy.
NACDS president and CEO Steve Anderson stressed pharmacy’s role as “a working partner” with whom the government could collaborate to find solutions.
The program would restore access to chain and independent pharmacies for TRICARE beneficiaries, who currently have to obtain non-generic medications through mail-order pharmacies or military treatment facilities.
See photos from the two-day fly in to Capitol Hill conducted by National Association of Chain Drug Store board members, during which they met with lawmakers to share the role pharmacy plays in the nation’s healthcare system.
The Food and Drug Administration has shared a list of drugs without patents or exclusivity that don't yet have generics, and has outlined a new plan for expediting review of generics of drugs with limited competition.