Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act

Time to strengthen patient-pharmacist bond

Time to strengthen patient-pharmacist bond

According to the Network for Excellence in Health Innovation (NEHI), up to approximately $290 billion a year is wasted on the improper use of medications. Evidence suggests the most effective way to drive medication adherence is to strengthen the relationship between patients and pharmacists. In fact, a study commissioned by the National Community Pharmacists Association

NCPA lays out community pharmacy legislative agenda

NCPA lays out community pharmacy legislative agenda

  ALEXANDRIA, Va. — Independent community pharmacists gathered this week at the 2015 National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Legislative Conference to advocate for legislative solutions that preserve patients’ ready access to prescription drugs and pharmacy services. The conference began with a keynote speech from community pharmacist and U.S. Representative Buddy Carter (R., Ga.) and was followed by various panel discussions and policy

NCPA: Senate bill would widen Rx access for seniors

NCPA: Senate bill would widen Rx access for seniors

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – The National Community Pharmacists Association has endorsed The Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act of 2015 (S. 1190), a Senate bill that would expand the number of pharmacies that could offer discounted co-payments for prescription drugs under Medicare Part D. The legislation was introduced Tuesday by Sens. Shelly Moore Capito (R.,