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NACDS hotline rallies industry to urge DIR relief

NACDS hotline rallies industry to urge DIR relief

WASHINGTON — With the Senate Finance Committee expected to begin making decisions on spending bills as early as today, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores has launched a telephone hotline — (866) DIR-RE4M — that pharmacy advocates can use to urge the inclusion of DIR fee relief in drug-pricing legislation. An NACDS RxImpact grassroots

Pharmacy “DIR fee” loophole must close, NACDS RxIMPACT urges

Pharmacy “DIR fee” loophole must close, NACDS RxIMPACT urges

ARLINGTON, Va. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) RxIMPACT program has launched an Action Alert, urging Congress to provide “DIR fee” relief in time to save pharmacies and to reduce seniors’ out-of-pocket drug costs. Through NACDS RxIMPACT, pharmacy advocates are contacting U.S. Senators and members of the U.S. House of Representatives to

NACDS briefs membership on industry-specific election dynamics

NACDS briefs membership on industry-specific election dynamics

In a memo to NACDS chain and associate members today, NACDS president and chief executive officer Steven Anderson, described detailed results of the 2018 Congressional elections from a pharmacy-specific perspective. The memo described changes in the leadership of key healthcare committees, the election results for Congressional champions of specific pharmacy issues, and other insights. The

2017 could be pivotal year for pharmacy care

2017 could be pivotal year for pharmacy care

I will spare you the introductory paragraph that attempts eloquence. Let’s get right to the point. In NACDS’ view, 2017 could be one of the most pivotal years in health care policy and in pharmacy patient care. NACDS not only is ready to advocate for pharmacy in this unprecedented environment; that vital work already is

Next ‘get out the vote’ ad released by NACDS

Next ‘get out the vote’ ad released by NACDS

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has released its second “get out the vote” video ad. Titled “Momentum,” the spot calls on pharmacists and other pharmacy team members get to the polls to vote and to volunteer for the candidates of their choice. The ad points out that it’s important to hold federal and