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NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson

NACDS Foundation Dinner raises nearly $1.9 million for health care initiatives

NACDS Foundation Dinner raises nearly $1.9 million for health care initiatives

NEW YORK – Supporters and attendees of the 21st National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Annual Dinner raised nearly $1.9 million to advance the Foundation’s evidence-based research, educational programs and philanthropic initiatives. The event was held December 4 at the Sheraton New York Times Square hotel. As announced previously, the evening featured the

NACDS provides input on opioid abuse policies

NACDS provides input on opioid abuse policies

ARLINGTON, Va. — The pain management and opioid policies advanced by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores can help guide the federal government’s action plan to prevent and treat opioid addiction, according to the association, which recently conveyed this message to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). NACDS submitted comments to CMS

DEA Drug Take Back Day backed by NACDS

DEA Drug Take Back Day backed by NACDS

ARLINGTON, Va. – National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is a chance to help keep opioids out of the wrong hands and to raise awareness of other critical resources that help keep patients, families and communities safe, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) said Friday. The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) and its partners showcase this

NACDS commends Delaware’s e-prescribing law

NACDS commends Delaware’s e-prescribing law

ARLINGTON, Va. — NACDS Thursday praised Delaware’s enactment of HB 115, which requires podiatrists, dentists, doctors, nurses and optometrists who issue prescriptions to utilize electronic prescriptions except under certain exceptions. The measure is vital for helping to address the opioid-abuse epidemic by reducing fraud and abuse. Delaware Gov. John Carney (D) signed the bill today,

NACDS urges DIR fee reform in op-ed piece

NACDS urges DIR fee reform in op-ed piece

ARLINGTON, Va. – Morning Consult Friday published an opinion piece by the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) entitled “DIR Fee Reform: Lining Up Another Win for Patients on Drug Costs.” The op-ed emphasizes the threat of DIR (direct and indirect remuneration) fees and lays out the ways in which DIR fee reform will

Doris Kearns Goodwin to address NACDS Annual Meeting

Doris Kearns Goodwin to address NACDS Annual Meeting

ARLINGTON, Va. — World-renowned presidential historian, public speaker and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin will share her highly captivating and widely applicable leadership insights with attendees at the 2019 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Annual Meeting in Palm Beach, Fla. Goodwin will speak at the Business Program on Sunday, April 28. “Having

NACDS TSE exhibitors donate products to Denver charities

NACDS TSE exhibitors donate products to Denver charities

  DENVER – With retailers and suppliers advancing to the crucial stage of following up on their meetings at the 2018 National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Total Store Expo, one more important piece of on-site work remained: donating leftover products to local Denver charities and the people they serve. As is the practice at