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Pharmacies feel the DIR fee pain

Pharmacies feel the DIR fee pain

Suffice it to say, community pharmacies are getting squeezed by retroactive DIR fees. That’s what the results of a survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association said. NCPA reported Friday that, because of retroactive direct and indirect remuneration fees, 84% of independent pharmacy owners polled said they don’t know what their final reimbursement will be at

As flu spreads, Tamiflu at issue

As flu spreads, Tamiflu at issue

Without a doubt, pharmacies of all stripes are being challenged in this busy flu season, as the number of cases nationwide continues to escalate. Just go to any drug store, and you’ll likely see a queue at the pharmacy counter and a steady flow of concerned-looking people entering and exiting the cold/cough medicine aisles. This

Cardinal Health set to kick off Retail Business Conference

Cardinal Health set to kick off Retail Business Conference

LAS VEGAS — Cardinal Health Inc. expects to draw more than 8,000 attendees from across the globe at its Retail Business Conference (RBC) annual community pharmacy event, which kicks off this week in Las Vegas. The company said Monday that this year marks the 25th anniversary of the conference, which runs from July 22 to