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.
Regulatory filing for these products is intended in the period 2020-22.
Retailer to provide easy prescription refills and allow consumers to “skip the line.”
The sale to CVS Health, along with a 1.5% comparable store sales decrease, led fourth-quarter sales to decline 4.3% year over year to $20.7 billion.
During his listening session with representatives from the health insurance industry about the proposed repeal of the Affordable Care Act, President Trump said, “we're going to come up with something where not only will the market be great, but the people are going to be taken care of.”
Its Center for Drug Evaluation and Research generated the highest number of approvals in its history — more than 800 generic drug approvals, including both full approvals and tentative approvals.
Valerie Nolt, a post-graduate year one pharmacy resident at the University of Kentucky, earns initial honor.
Pharmacists at Albertsons banner stores in 13 states can dispense Adapt Pharma’s Narcan Nasal Spray and counsel patients on how to use the opioid overdose reversal drug.
Montelukast is used for long-term treatment of asthma in adults and children, and it is sometimes used to treat symptoms of indoor and outdoor allergies.
Approximately 530 Alabama independent drug store owners are seeking relief of as much as $5,000 per store per year in business license fees by excluding prescription sales from gross receipts, according to a report published Friday by the Alabama Media Group. State legislation has been introduced to that end, but is opposed by local municipalities looking at stark revenue reductions. "Cities like Montgomery and Mobile claim the hit would be excessive," the report noted. "In Mobile, city officials estimate that computing a store's gross sales by including prescription medicine has brought in an average of $465,000 annually for the past five years." (AL.com)