December 6, 2011

As many as 95% of women reported having at least attempted to breast-feed their babies, with 35% continuing between four and six months, and another 52% breast-feeding for seven to 12 months, according to the Philips Mother & Child Care Index that was released Monday by the Philips Center for Health and Well-being.

July 15, 2011

Ralcorp Holdings announced that its board of directors has unanimously agreed in principle to separate Ralcorp and Post Foods in a tax-free spinoff to Ralcorp shareholders.

April 5, 2011

The U.S. Senate Tuesday voted to repeal a law that posed a burdensome tax reporting requirement for businesses.

March 14, 2011

Reps. Charles Boustany, R-La., and John Larson, D-Conn., on Friday introduced bipartisan legislation that would eliminate the “use-it-or-lose-it” provision associated with flexible spending accounts.

March 4, 2011

The National Retail Federation said it welcomed the House of Representatives' vote to repeal a provision in last year’s healthcare-reform law that would widely expand the number of IRS 1099 tax forms businesses would be required to file.

February 11, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service on Thursday reversed itself in announcing that breast-feeding supplies qualify as a medical expense.

February 3, 2011

The National Community Pharmacists Association expressed its support of the Senate's decision to repeal the 1099 tax reporting mandate for businesses.

January 12, 2011

The independent pharmacy lobby has issued a letter to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform chairman, Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., with insight on how certain current or proposed federal regulations can burden pharmacies and their patients.

January 3, 2011

The Internal Revenue Service has released its guidance on the healthcare-reform law’s tax on drug makers, according to documents posted on the agency’s website.

December 27, 2010

The IRS issued new guidance Dec. 23 that enables consumers to continue to use flexible spending and health reimbursement account debit cards to purchase prescribed OTC products.

November 14, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change going...

October 18, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores on Tuesday released a letter addressed to the...

October 12, 2010

A panel of healthcare thought leaders has concluded that a recent IRS rule change requiring...

September 21, 2010

The Special Interest Group for IIAS Standards announced Wednesday that the group is making significant...

September 13, 2010

The Internal Revenue Service earlier this month issued guidance reflecting statutory changes regarding the use...

August 16, 2010

Federal agencies enforcing new health-reform mandates must act to preserve patients’ access to the pharmacy...