October 4, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services...

October 4, 2010

Shortly after Walmart and Humana announced that they would offer a Medicare Part D prescription...

October 1, 2010

Walmart and Humana on Friday unveiled a new Medicare Part D prescription drug offering designed to help both companies gain market share and save money for those enrolled in the program ...

September 30, 2010

The independent pharmacy industry is crying foul over a new plan by Walmart and insurance...

September 30, 2010

Due to the nation’s deep recession, states experienced rapid growth in their Medicaid enrollment and...

September 30, 2010

Launching a pre-emptive campaign to capture a major share of the Medicare prescription market, Walmart...

September 26, 2010

As I write this column, it’s the final Super Tuesday primaries in eight states, including...

September 26, 2010

Speaking with one voice, the nation’s largest chain and independent pharmacy groups gave a thumbs-up...

September 22, 2010

The independent pharmacy and pharmacy benefit management industries both praised new efforts by Congress and...

September 15, 2010

Generic drugs saved Medicare Part D beneficiaries and the program as a whole $33 billion...

September 15, 2010

More money is flowing from the federal stimulus coffers to states as the White House...

September 14, 2010

Against a backdrop of continued economic uncertainty, employer healthcare costs for active employees are projected...

September 14, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Wednesday issued a statement to the House...

September 9, 2010

It’s about time....

September 8, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Sept. 8 unveiled CuidadoDeSalud.gov, a website designed to...

September 6, 2010

The recently installed head of the federal Medicare program is pushing hard to promote new...

September 6, 2010

Millions of patients with such acute ailments as fevers and coughs turn to the emergency...

September 2, 2010

National Association of Chain Drug Stores president and CEO Steve Anderson and National Community Pharmacists...

September 1, 2010

Workers on average are paying nearly $4,000 this year toward the cost of family health...

August 30, 2010

More than 1 million Medicare beneficiaries have received prescription drug cost relief through the Affordable...

August 25, 2010

The Department of Health and Human Services on Wednesday expanded Medicare coverage of evidence-based tobacco-cessation...

August 24, 2010

Retail prices of branded prescription drugs went up by 8.3% in 2009, according to an...

August 24, 2010

More than 3 million older Americans may have to switch to a different Medicare drug...

August 19, 2010

Enactment last week of a supplemental federal spending bill gave cash-strapped states a chance to...