WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) have praised a bipartisan Senate letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar. The letter thanked the secretary for concepts in the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS’) proposed rule, Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to
PALM BEACH, Fla. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ campaign-style approach to the issues crucial for pharmacy value and viability dominated this month’s opening session of the 2019 NACDS Regional Chain Conference. NACDS’ top-priority issue of direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fee reform headlined the discussion of the association’s “Access Agenda” — which
The industry continues to experience major shifts. And while the relentless pace of change can be daunting, the one thing any of us know for sure is that there’ll be more disruption ahead and standing still is not an option. Consumer expectations and exciting technology possibilities just keep expanding. Constant change is the new normal
CAMP HILL, Pa. — Last month Rite Aid Corp. announced that its board of directors has approved a reverse stock split of the company’s common stock. The reverse stock split is intended to enable Rite Aid to regain full compliance with the New York Stock Exchange listing rules. The split is subject to stockholder approval.
Editor’s note: The fifth in a series of seven articles by A.T. Kearney on the trends that are radically transforming the health sector. America faces skyrocketing health care expenses. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) projects that national health spending will grow by 5.6% annually to 2025. The growth in health expenditures is
The National Association of Chain Drug Stores was at the top of its game during the Regional Chain Conference in Palm Beach, Fla., earlier this month. Often overshadowed by the association’s larger events, this hidden gem provides attendees with an initial look at the objectives that NACDS and its members will pursue during the course