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Special Report: RxImpact 2016

In this special report, Drug Store News takes an in-depth look at community pharmacy and its growing role in helping to lower healthcare costs and expand patient access in the United States.

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PhRMA names Stansel EVP, general counsel

Stansel has previously served as acting general counsel for the Dept. of Health and Human Services, working as the chief legal officer for it and several sub-agencies including the Food and Drug Administration. 

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FDA makes big progress on GDUFA backlog

The agency has acted on 90% of the generic drug and prior approval supplement applications pending as of Oct. 1, 2012 — which puts it more than a year ahead of its final deadline of Sept. 30, 2017. 

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NACDS, NCPA push Congress not to raise TRICARE copays

NACDS and NCPA urged the Senate committee to adopt the House’s position in its version of the National Defense Authorization Act , which does not include provisions that would increase TRICARE copays, arguing that higher copays can have detrimental effects on patient health and federal spending.