April 27, 2015

Members of the U.S. Senate and the House urged a one-year transition period for states to implement the April 2015 average manufacturer price based federal upper limits. 

April 27, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores announced during its Annual Meeting, the election of new officers, four new executive committee members and five new board of directors member for the coming year.

April 22, 2015

With the United States expected to face a growing shortage of primary care physicians over the next decade, support for point-of-care testing in community pharmacies is growing.

April 20, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores Community Pharmacy-Based Point-of-Care Testing certificate program kicked off this weekend, making its first stop on a national multi-city tour that will continue at colleges and schools of pharmacy during 2015.

April 9, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced its partnership with four technology companies to present Vision 2026 at the 2015 NACDS Total Store Expo.

April 8, 2015

NACDS' latest app offers navigational tools and resources to enhance the attendee and exhibitor experience at NACDS meetings and conferences, including the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

March 26, 2015

As the National Association of Chain Drug Stores raised the curtain on this year’s NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, it presented Shopko’s Ryan Swensen with the first-ever NACDS RxIMPACT Key Contact of the Year Award.

March 25, 2015

NACDS leadership was on hand as the White House introduced the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network.

March 18, 2015

Bipartisan legislation to improve medication therapy management services for senior citizens enrolled in Medicare received a nod from NACDS.

March 16, 2015

The letter to the editor emphasized the need for a comprehensive approach to curbing prescription drug abuse and diversion.

March 13, 2015

Patient access, lower costs, accountability and collaborative care: those are the watchwords that define the nation’s overextended web of health care in 2015. And community pharmacy — the true face of neighborhood health care — offers some timely solutions to all of them.

March 13, 2015

How do the nation’s pharmacists rate with Americans? According to Gallup, the answer is very, very high year after year.

March 13, 2015

Community pharmacy leaders routinely host pharmacy tours in their stores throughout the year to help demonstrate firsthand to members of Congress and policy-makers the important interaction pharmacists provide patients every day, and the importance of supporting measures that help promote pharmacy to help expand patient access, improve health outcomes and lower healthcare costs.

March 13, 2015

Beset by rising costs, a fast-growing elderly population and a critical shortage of primary care doctors, the nation’s health system is desperately in search of ways to lower costs through disease prevention and better access to quality care.

March 5, 2015

NACDS' RxIMPACT Day, a two-day event that brings together pharmacy advocates from across the nation to educate members of Congress about the importance of pro-patient, pro-pharmacy policies, will be headlined by the national editor of The Cook Political Report.

February 26, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has submitted a statement to the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health expressing concerns about pharmacy-related budget proposals.

February 25, 2015

Leading up to a Senate hearing examining recommendations from the Military Compensation and Retirement Modernization Commission, NACDS expressed support for the commission’s recognition of preserving pharmacy access and choice for TRICARE patients.

February 23, 2015

Kim Coalter, a staffer for Rep. Thad Cochran, R-Miss., toured Fred's Super Dollar pharmacy in Mississippi last week.

February 23, 2015

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce exec will keynote the NACDS Political Action Committee breakfast during NACDS Annual.

February 20, 2015

The Pharmacy Leadership & Education Institute and the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society have selected the recipient of the 2015 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award.

February 20, 2015

The recently introduced Ensuring Patient Access and Effective Drug Enforcement Act of 2015 receives support from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

February 17, 2015

U.S. Treasury secretary Lawrence Summers will deliver the keynote address during the 2015 NACDS Annual Meeting.

February 13, 2015

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has announced the launch of a major social media campaign to maximize Total Store Expo’s power to “Make Connections Happen.”

February 12, 2015

The House Energy and Commerce Committee passed legislation to help curb prescription drug diversion and abuse and protect patients in need of medication.