Associations News

NCPA Surveys Community Pharmacies About Patient Prescription Transfers to Competitors

September 21, 2020

Community pharmacy owner/manager respondents reported that patients’ prescriptions were transferred without permission.

NACDS Launches Vaccine Campaign as Flu Season Looms

September 02, 2020

NACDS is launching a nationwide awareness campaign on the importance of getting the flu vaccine this fall.

Coronavirus News Roundup: FDA Issues EUA for Rapid Antigen Test, ASHP Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Guidelines

August 28, 2020

Here's the coronavirus-related news from this week that you should know.

NCPA Urges Investigation of Mail Order Prescription Plans After USPS Delays

August 28, 2020

In the letter, NCPA stated that investigations should probe problems associated with mail order prescription plans.

NACDS Urges Further State Action to Affirm Pharmacist-Administered Childhood Vaccinations

August 27, 2020

NACDS is urging states to provide clarity on pharmacist-provided childhood vaccinations, and enhance overall patient access to vaccines.

ASHP Outlines Tenets for COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout and Oversight

August 27, 2020

ASHP issued its recommended principles for the development, distribution, allocation, and oversight of an eventual COVID-19 vaccine.

NACDS to CMS: Fix Pharmacy Reimbursement Rate Calculations for Drug Discount Cards

August 14, 2020

NACDS is urging the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to change how pharmacy reimbursement rates are calculated for drug discount cards.

2020 NCPA Annual Convention Will be Held As Virtual Meeting

August 13, 2020

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced today its 2020 NCPA Annual Convention will be held virtually, October 18-19, 2020.

APhA, Walmart Provide Free Opioid Training to Pharmacists, Technicians

August 12, 2020

In a collaborative effort, the American Pharmacists Association and Walmart are offering free online training on opioid stewardship to all pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.

Coalition of Health Groups Push for Pharmacist Provider Status

August 07, 2020

In an open letter, several health organizations urged the Trump Administration and Congress to recognize pharmacists as medical providers.