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Pink honored with award from NBCF in first year of partnership

Pink honored with award from NBCF in first year of partnership

RONKONKOMA, N.Y. – Pink, the vitamin and supplement brand created by women for women with a cause, was recently awarded the Bronze Partner Award from National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF). NBCF bestowed this prestigious honor upon Pink due to their continued alliance and generous donations to support their cause during their first year of partnership

URAC joins 430 organizations urging Congress to address current “telehealth cliff”

URAC joins 430 organizations urging Congress to address current “telehealth cliff”

WASHINGTON — URAC joined 430 organizations, including six of its telehealth accredited organizations, to send a letter  to ask Congress to permanently extend several key waivers put in place during the height of the COVID-19 public health emergency to expand access to and coverage of telehealth services. URAC agrees with the other signatories that Congress

Joanne Duncan joins AAM as chief operating officer

Joanne Duncan joins AAM as chief operating officer

WASHINGTON  — Today Joanne Duncan is joining the Association for Accessible Medicines as chief operating officer. She will be responsible for leading and managing implementation of a more comprehensive member recruitment strategy. She will drive operational improvement by increasing the alignment between issue prioritization and the budgeting process, maximizing IT functionality and human resources capabilities.

NCPA: Ban Medicaid spread pricing in infrastructure package

NCPA: Ban Medicaid spread pricing in infrastructure package

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging legislators negotiating an infrastructure package to include language to prevent abusive pharmacy benefit manager spread pricing and related practices in Medicaid managed care, improve transparency, and reasonably reimburse pharmacies. Currently, PBMs can overbill Medicaid managed care programs, under-reimburse pharmacies for medications dispensed, and retain the

J.D. Power finds retail health and wellness services surging

J.D. Power finds retail health and wellness services surging

TROY, Mich. — The great national experiment with delivering primary care services such as vaccinations, routine screenings and physical exams through retail pharmacies has reached a critical milestone. According to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Pharmacy Study, released Wednesday, more than half (51%) of retail pharmacy customers have used health and wellness services during the

Walmart to commercialize its technology

Walmart to commercialize its technology

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart announced on Wednesday that it will make some of its online, in-store fulfillment, and store pickup technologies available to other businesses through a strategic partnership with Adobe Commerce. “We’ve built new capabilities to serve the evolving needs of our own customers, and we have a unique opportunity to use our experience

Walmart to pay 100% of college tuition for employees

Walmart to pay 100% of college tuition for employees

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — Walmart is enhancing its Live Better U (LBU) education benefit, paying 100% of the cost of college tuition and books for associates enrolled in the program. Starting on August 16, the retailer will eliminate the $1 a day fee it had charged for participating associates, the company said Tuesday. This means approximately

CDC urges some vaxxed Americans to mask up again amid Delta concerns

CDC urges some vaxxed Americans to mask up again amid Delta concerns

ATLANTA — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on Tuesday that Americans fully vaccinated against the coronavirus should start wearing masks indoors again in parts of the country where transmission of the more infectious Delta variant is particularly high. This follows a recent decisions in Los Angeles and St. Louis to revert to indoor mask

Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion Hot Girl Sunset Collection debuts

Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion Hot Girl Sunset Collection debuts

NEW YORK — Revlon announced today that new Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion Hot Girl Sunset Collection will launch exclusively on StockX via DropX, the direct-to-consumer product release method powered by the leading global e-commerce marketplace for consumers of current culture. Limited to just 450 sets, access to the Revlon x Megan Thee Stallion Hot Girl Sunset Collection will

Rite Aid supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

Rite Aid supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals

CAMP HILL, Pa. — Rite Aid plans to help to change kids’ health and change the future in August, when it rolls out its annual in-store customer fundraising campaign benefiting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The campaign will run Aug. 1-28. All funds donated by customers will benefit 53 local children’s hospitals providing lifesaving care and

Hy-Vee to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Iowa State Fair

Hy-Vee to offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics at Iowa State Fair

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa  — Hy-Vee, Inc. announced that it will  host COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Iowa State Fair next month. Flu vaccines will also be offered pending availability. “Hy-Vee pharmacies have been at the forefront of the COVID-19 vaccine administration over the past eight months, and we’re proud to provide easy access to

Sky Organics introduces Blemish Control Collection

Sky Organics introduces Blemish Control Collection

MIAMI — Sky Organics, leading plant-based beauty & personal care brand, has introduced a new blemish-fighting skincare regimen – Blemish Control. The skincare collection uses certified organic and plant-based ingredients to combat blemishes while balancing and soothing the skin. The brand is launching the collection at select Whole Foods stores and SkyOrganics.com. Sky Organics strongly believes

NCPA issues response to Biden’s executive order on promoting competition

NCPA issues response to Biden’s executive order on promoting competition

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — Following President Biden’s executive order promoting competition in the U.S. economy, the National Community Pharmacists Association is urging greater focus on drug pricing and the health care sector. NCPA is specifically pushing the administration to address pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration fees, as well as examine anticompetitive conduct of pharmacy benefit managers and

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