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TRICARE acquisition cost parity pilot

Lawmakers call for TRICARE pilot extension

Lawmakers call for TRICARE pilot extension

ARLINGTON, Va. — Forty-nine members of Congress are urging House and Senate leaders to support a one-year extension of the TRICARE Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program for retail pharmacy. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores said late Wednesday that the bipartisan group of lawmakers — led by Reps. Buddy Carter (R., Ga.), Dave Loebsack

Senators urge DoD to act on TRICARE Rx pilot

Senators urge DoD to act on TRICARE Rx pilot

ARLINGTON, Va. — Twenty-one senators have called on U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis to implement the TRICARE Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program for Retail Pharmacy. In a letter to Mattis, the lawmakers outlined the benefits of the pilot, describing it as a “sensible approach to reducing prescription drug costs in the TRICARE program.” The

NACDS, NCPA back cost parity pilot for TRICARE

NACDS, NCPA back cost parity pilot for TRICARE

WASHINGTON — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and National Community Pharmacists Association have called on Congress to support a pilot program for TRICARE that they say would rein in prescription drug costs for the Department of Defense (DoD). NACDS and NCPA said Wednesday that they have sent a letter to House Armed Services