Pharmacists are now being included in care teams wherever outcomes are being tracked. Provider status is only a matter of time.
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has endorsed legislation that would expand the number of pharmacies that could offer discounted copays for Medicare Part D prescription drugs.
At least one Oregon state legislator believes allowing pharmacists to prescribe oral contraceptives would increase access to birth control and reduce unwanted pregnancies.
Pharmacists recently joined consumers and Texas businesses in urging state legislators to approve legislation that would authorize pharmacists to administer government-recommended vaccines to children 7 years and older.