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NACDS looks forward to ‘Future Value Targeting’

“Future value targeting” was the buzzword from Sunday morning’s NACDS Annual Business Program. NACDS’ “Future Value Targeting” initiative will continually look forward and anticipate the underlying issues that will impact the industry.

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DIR fees take center stage in Congress

Legislation pending in both houses of Congress regarding DIR, or direct and indirect remuneration, fees are giving hope to drug stores and two of the industry’s largest advocacy groups that pharmacy benefits management companies will stop retroactively reducing payments.

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Canadian Pharmacists feel left out of marijuana legislation

The Canadian Pharmacists Association on Thursday expressed its concern over pharmacists being left out of recently introduced legislation tweaking the country’s marijuana laws to legalize recreational pot while preserving a separate stream for medical marijuana. 

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NACDS Annual adds two prominent speakers to lineup

Retired Four-Star Marine Gen. John Allen, speak at the Business Program on Sunday, April 23, while Richard W. Fisher, who served as president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas from 2005 to 2015, will speak at the Business Program on Tuesday, April 25.
 

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CVS appoints chief policy and external affairs officer

Thomas Moriarty, who joined the company in 2012, will bring together corporate communications, legal, government affairs and public policy under one operating unit to manage the company's external affairs in Washington, D.C. and state capitals across the country.