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and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.

Federal judge sends Washington’s below-cost Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement plan back to CMS

Federal judge sends Washington’s below-cost Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement plan back to CMS

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The Washington State Pharmacists Association, the National Community Pharmacists Association, and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores are pleased that the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington has approved a motion filed last week by the Department of Justice seeking to remand back to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid

Organizations make push for pharmacy DIR reform

Organizations make push for pharmacy DIR reform

ALEXANDRIA, Va. –  Hundreds of organizations representing community pharmacies, grocery store pharmacies, specialty pharmacies, chain pharmacies, patient groups, buying groups, health systems, wholesalers, and business groups are making an all-out push for legislation that would stop the abuse of pharmacy price concessions charged by third-party middlemen, which have increased 91,500%  in recent years. The Pharmacy