The American Pharmacists Association is advocating for provider status, better patient access to pharmacies, support for MTM, and other initiatives at the congressional level this year.
The country is moving toward provider status. But direct reimbursement isn't here yet.
Validation through inclusion in Medicare Part B could lead to recognition of pharmacists as healthcare providers across the board.
When consumers have to pay for their own healthcare, their first stop will be the corner drugstore. Get ready.
A New Mexico state legislative committee has added a provision to an antiabortion measure that would allow pharmacists the right to not dispense abortion medication based on personal and religious beliefs.
The State Assembly and Senate have approved legislation to delay mandatory electronic prescribing of controlled substances in New York for one year.
With only 15% of New York's healthcare providers ready for e-Rx of controlled substances, New York legislators have agreed to push back the March 27 deadline by one year.
If the draft of the legislation was aimed at misleading the voters, as one of the drafters appears to have admitted, such conduct could constitute gross negligence.
The newly-formed Senior Care Pharmacy Coalition (SCPC), a group of independent long-term care pharmacies, plans to work with U.S. Congressional leaders to reintroduce the Medicare Efficient Drug Dispensing Act.