The National Association of Boards of Pharmacy last week released a progress report urging state and federal regulation for the thousands of websites that illegally distribute medications.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services this week announced that they expect the average premium for a basic Medicare Part D prescription drug plan in 2016 to remain stable at about $32.50 per month.
Jean Coutu has taken steps to prepare its customers and pharmacists for the expanded services the pharmacy can now provide with the implementation of Bill 41, which amends the Pharmacy Act.
Fifty years ago this summer, President Lyndon B. Johnson secured his place in history by signing into law the legislation that created Medicare and Medicaid. To commemorate the anniversary, Drug Store News has put together an exclusive report on the effect that Medicare and Medicaid have had on the retail pharmacy industry and how it has transformed the role of the pharmacist.
The DEA announced on Tuesday that the 10th National Prescription Drug Take-Back will take place across the United States on Sept. 26 — except for in Pennsylvania and Delaware where the event will take place on Sept. 12.
The Consumer Healthcare Products Association expressed support for the DXM Abuse Prevention Act, introduced into the U.S. House of Representatives by U.S. Reps. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, and Doris Matsui, D-Calif., on Wednesday.
Americans feel healthier under the Affordable Care Act, according to a study published on Tuesday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.
Voters from all political parties support sunshine legislation that would make promote transparency in generic prescription drug payments by pharmacy benefit manager corporations, according to a national survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association released Tuesday.
The National Association of Chain Stores commented this week on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ proposed regulations guiding the use of managed care in Medicaid and in the Children’s Health Insurance Program.
The Council for Responsible Nutrition will host a conversation with key regulators of the dietary supplement industry at annual meeting.