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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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Provider status bill making major strides

This could be the year. Movement again is occurring in Congress on legislation that would confer professional provider status on pharmacists serving millions of older Americans in many parts of the country.

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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.