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Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Morris & Dickson Settle for $22 Million for Failing to Report Suspicious Opioid Orders »
Morris & Dickson Company, LLC , will pay the United States $22 million in civil penalties to settle charges that it vi...
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
CVS Stock Slips on Report That Judge Will Rule Against Aetna Merger »
Shares of CVS Health slid Tuesday after the New York Post reported that people close to the company believe a federal...
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
A united front to fix DIR »
On Monday, NCPA joined diverse organizations representing every type of pharmacy and pharmacist in sending a letter to Pr...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
More Pharmacists Move into Medical Practices, More Doctors See Value »
Just as hospital pharmacists moved out of the basement and into direct patient care in the 1980s and 1990s, outpatient pha...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Lawsuit alleges false Omnicare claims helped sell investors on CVS-Aetna merger »
A class action brought against CVS Healthcare Corp. this month alleges the pharmacy company misled shareholders about its...
Thursday, June 6, 2019
House panel sets 'Medicare for All' hearing for next week »
The House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing next week on "Medicare for All," the proposal that would shift the...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
New York report slams PBM practices »
by NCPA | Jun 04, 2019   The New York Senate Committee on Investigations and Government Operations...
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
CVS Class Action Says Pharmacy Mails Letters to Physicians Without Consent »
A class action lawsuit alleges that CVS unlawfully sends letters to physicians falsely claiming that their patients are re...
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Future of Rebates: The Black Swan Scenario »
What lies ahead for the specialty pharmacy industry? That is the question that Adam J. Fein, PhD, CEO of the Drug Chan...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Pharmacists: Utilize DSCSA Requirements to Protect Your Patients »
Pharmacists, or “dispensers” under the Drug Supply Chain Security Act, need to know their responsibilities under the DSCSA...
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Understanding Both Sides of the Copay Accumulator Debate »
Just a few weeks ago, CMS finalized a new rule in its 2020 Payment Notice permitting payer organizations to implement co...
Friday, May 24, 2019
Balancing Patient Health With Business Profits »
As a community pharmacy, your business is seen as an asset to the community—one that not only dispenses prescriptions but...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Your Pharmacy from Hackers »
Independent pharmacies that are uneasy about the increasing frequency of hacking in today’s business world can take heart:...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
HHS Now Requiring Manufacturers to Disclose Drug Prices in TV Ads »
CMS will now require direct-to-consumer drug ads for prescription pharmaceuticals covered by Medicare or Medicaid to inclu...
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Panel advises cannabis hopefuls to be familiar with (new) regs and legislation »
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for cannabis-related news, though perhaps not how industry folks and politicos expecting...
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
CBD Products: Confusion, Hype, and Hope »
CBD—cannabidiol—is suddenly everywhere and is being touted as a cure-all ingredient in lotions, tinctures, salves and balm...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Three Red Flags in Pharmacy Cash Flow »
Cash is king, especially in a pharmacy. With tight margins, DIR fees, generic effective rate fees, and the delay in receiv...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Judge to hear from experts on CVS-Aetna merger at hearing »
The Department of Justice has lost its fight to limit certain witness testimony in the ongoing federal review of CVS Healt...
Friday, May 17, 2019
Why Every Independent Pharmacy Needs a Buying Group »
Inside: Without them, pharmacies are dying. With them, they’re thriving. As an independent pharmacy, it can be ea...
Thursday, May 16, 2019
CMS Issues New Guidance Addressing Spread Pricing in Medicaid, Ensures Pharmacy Benefit Managers are »
As part of President Trump’s efforts to lower prescription drug costs in Medicaid, CMS today issued guidance for Medicaid...
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
The House's big bill to lower drug prices and shore up Obamacare, explained »
The biggest health care bill of the year is coming to the House floor this week. House Democrats have packaged together...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
17th Annual Drug Take Back Day Sets New Records »
On April 27 th , the DEA collected and destroyed more than 469 tons of unused or expired prescription medications at loc...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Newly released CMS drug pricing data reveals continued generic drug pricing distortions »
Last week, we were met with a delightful surprise as we were perusing through the CMS website and discovered an out-of-the...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Sweeping lawsuit accuses top generic drug companies, executives of fixing prices - 60 Minutes - CBS »
It might be the biggest price-fixing scheme in U.S. history. On Friday, Connecticut and a coalition of more than 40 states...
Monday, May 13, 2019
Teva, Pfizer, Sandoz among 20 companies accused of illegally hiking generic drug prices »
Law enforcement authorities from dozens of states filed a federal complaint accusing 20 pharmaceutical companies – in...
Friday, May 10, 2019
19 Busted In Big $11M 'Medicine-For-Cash' Ring In NJ: AG »
A pharmacy operated this big, crazy scheme across New Jersey, according to the Office of Attorney General.  &nbs...
Friday, May 10, 2019
Judge won't drop whistleblower suit against CVS Caremark »
A federal judge has denied Aetna's bid to derail a whistleblower suit against CVS Caremark that alleges the pharmacy benef...
Thursday, May 9, 2019
Opinion: Big Storm Brewing for American Specialty Pharmacies and Patients »
Specialty pharmacies dispense some of the most expensive, sensitive, and life-saving medications to patients, the kinds of...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
The 10 Apps Pharmacists Should Be Using »
Admit it: You’ve looked at your phone at least once at work when you weren’t supposed to. And for some people, that “once”...
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
EPA’s New Rules on Drug Disposal Begin in August »
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency passed new hazardous waste pharmaceutical disposal rules that ban sewering, but t...
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
How Pharmacists Can Encourage the Disposal of Unused Prescriptions »
One of the most enlightening statistics about the country’s opioid epidemic comes from a  study  in which rese...
Monday, May 6, 2019
Prospects for N.J. legal weed bill looking grim, insiders say. It may be put in voters’ hands — next »
After more than a year of stops and starts , hope is dimming for New Jersey’s leaders to convince enough state lawmakers...
Friday, May 3, 2019
Should Adults Get a Measles Booster Shot? »
Measles outbreaks have occurred in 22 states. Now adults are wondering if they are immune and whether they should get a sh...
Friday, May 3, 2019
The FDA Just Approved the First Generic Nasal Spray to Reverse Opioid Overdoses »
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday announced that it granted final approval to the first generic naloxone...
Thursday, May 2, 2019
GSPO Member Honored with Carousel Award »
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