Retail News Breaks Archives
The National Community Pharmacists Association and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores have applauded lawmakers for approving a measure that freezes retail pharmacy co-payments in TRICARE, the health coverage program for the armed forces.
Financial analysts highlighted Walgreen Co.'s improved front-end performance in reports on the drug store chain's fiscal 2011 first quarter results.
Research sponsored by CVS Caremark Corp. found that pharmacists in a retail store are the most influential health care "voice" in getting patients to take their medications as prescribed.
A budget crunch in Washington state could have dire consequences for recipients of Medicaid pharmacy benefits.
A strong operational performance fueled a nearly 19% gain in earnings in the fiscal 2011 first quarter at Walgreen Co., exceeding analysts' per-share profit forecast by 8 cents.
Through an agreement with the National Patient Safety Foundation, MinuteClinic said it will become the nation's first retail health clinic provider to implement the Ask Me 3 health literacy program.
A new report by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that health care reform has made Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement levels more palatable for retail pharmacies.