Newly elected President Donald Trump lists six top issues, but health care is not one of them.
For the fourth consecutive year, NCPA asked its members to rank legislative priorities. For the 115th Congress, the top three concerns are DIR fees, generic pricing transparency and any willing provider provision.
The publication of the draft guidance means that stakeholders can now comment for 60 days after Jan. 18 in order for comments to be considered before the final version of the guidance is written
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.
According to the NCPA 2016 Digest, sponsored by Cardinal Health, approximately 1,800 rural independent pharmacies serve as the only pharmacy provider in their community, with the next closest pharmacy miles away.
The provider status bill would allow underserved Medicare patients to receive certain services from pharmacists, in states in which pharmacists already are permitted to administer the functions.
GNC and Walmart are joining Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods on the development of a retailer driven and consumer focused Industry Leadership Group, the Natural Products Association reported.
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.