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National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016

NCPA backs change to TRICARE preferred pharmacy program

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association has endorsed an amendment from Reps. Austin Scott (R-Ga.) and Rick Larsen (D., Wash.) that aims to improve pharmacy access in a preferred pharmacy pilot program by TRICARE, the U.S. military’s health benefits plan. The TRICARE preferred pharmacy pilot is part of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (H.R.

NCPA questions TRICARE preferred pharmacy plan

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National Community Pharmacists Association is giving a thumbs-down to a proposed preferred pharmacy pilot program for TRICARE, the health benefits program for the nation’s armed forces. NCPA said Monday that the program, contained in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 (H.R. 1735), is scheduled to be considered by