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Ronna Hauser

NCPA advises clear, consistent “quality” measurements for community pharmacies

NCPA advises clear, consistent “quality” measurements for community pharmacies

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — In comments submitted to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the National Community Pharmacists Association is urging the agency to utilize a wide scope under its authority to collect information related to how pharmacy “performance” is measured in Medicare Part D to help address problems independent pharmacies are facing in serving

NCPA urges CMS to recognize pharmacist services beyond dispensing

NCPA urges CMS to recognize pharmacist services beyond dispensing

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  — In comments to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the National Community Pharmacists Association urged the agency to enhance coverage of pharmacist-provided care services and reevaluate strict supervision requirements as well as coverage policies for incident-to services. In response to President Trump’s Executive Order #13890 on Protecting and Improving Medicare for

NCPA testifying at Senate hearing on tackling the opioid crisis

NCPA testifying at Senate hearing on tackling the opioid crisis

ALEXANDRIA, Va.  – Ronna Hauser, vice president of policy and government affairs operations at the National Community Pharmacists Association, will be testifying at the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on Tuesday titled, “Tackling the Opioid Crisis: A Whole-of-Government Approach.” The hearing will look at the implementation of two pieces of legislation targeting the opioid crisis, the