The House has followed the Senate’s lead and passed a budget resolution to draft a repeal bill that could overhaul or repeal the Affordable Care Act.
NCPA recommended Congprescription drug coverage as an essential benefit to help reduce overall health costs and maintain a pharmacy network that includes meaningful access to retail pharmacies.
OTC medicine eligibility in tax-preferred accounts was removed in 2011 as one of the first-implemented provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
CHPA has developed a three-prong strategy in combating DXM abuse, which includes connecting to parents and teens on awareness efforts and galvanizing the industry to restrict the sale of DXM products to adults.
So far, H3N2 has been the predominant influenza strain, and H3N2-predominant seasons have been associated with more severe illness and higher mortality, especially in older people and young children.
CRN suggested that strong recommendations from government agencies advocating supplementation should pave the way to include multivitamins with folic acid within all government nutrition programs, including SNAP.
As probiotics are quickly gaining popularity, the new industry guidelines are designed to ensure probiotic manufacturers can consistently create high-quality products in which consumers can be confident.
A total of seven companies were selected for testing of online ordering in pilot states.
The number of drugs the FDA approved last year, 22, is less than half of the 45 approved in 2015 and lower than the average of the last 10 years of approvals, which is 29.
DSN associate editor David Salazar examines the state of the pharmacy industry in this multi-page report.