ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A new survey released today by the National Community Pharmacists Association shows a strong preference among Americans to receive the COVID-19 vaccines from a trusted health care provider, such as their local pharmacist or doctor. According to a survey of 1,390 adults conducted by Public Policy Polling from Feb. 26-27,nearly 4 in 10
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association released the following statement from CEO B. Douglas Hoey, in response to the Biden administration’s plans to ship coronavirus vaccine doses directly to select pharmacies across the country: “When independent pharmacies have access to the vaccine, they are able to quickly get the coronavirus shots in patients’ arms.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Today the National Community Pharmacists Association filed a federal lawsuit against U.S. Department of Health and Human Services regulations that enable pharmacy direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) fees that are driving small business neighborhood pharmacies out of business. The lawsuit alleges that the fees are without reasonable transparency, and they conceal from
On January 10, 2020, cheers erupted in the National Community Pharmacists Association’s headquarters when we learned the U.S. Supreme Court had decided to hear Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association, a case to determine whether ERISA preempts a state law regulating pharmacy benefit managers. NCPA has been fighting to rein in PBMs for years, and
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today issued the following statement on behalf of CEO B. Douglas Hoey in response to the House and Senate passing the long-awaited COVID-19 relief package: “Community pharmacists are essential healthcare providers, and this relief package is essential to them. NCPA appreciates the bipartisan support in Congress, and we are proud to