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Washington faces Rx reimbursement challenge

Washington faces Rx reimbursement challenge

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, National Community Pharmacists Association and Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) are challenging changes to Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement in Washington state. NACDS said Thursday that it teamed with NCPA and WSPA in filing a legal brief last week for a case involving the changes, which the

Lawsuit aims to derail Washington state pharmacy regs

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores has joined the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) in suing Washington state over a rule they say would reimburse pharmacies for less than the cost of dispensing Medicaid prescriptions. The plaintiffs last month filed an emergency motion in Superior

NACDS, NCPA file suit against Washington state

NACDS, NCPA file suit against Washington state

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The National Association of Chain Drug Stores, National Community Pharmacists Association and Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) are suing Washington state over a rule they said  would pay pharmacies below the actual cost to dispense Medicaid prescriptions. The associations said Thursday that they filed an emergency motion for stay in the Superior

Bartell, QFC begin pharmacy immunization project

Bartell, QFC begin pharmacy immunization project

SEATTLE — Bartell Drugs and QFC Pharmacy, the pharmacy arm of Kroger Co.’s QFC Stores supermarket chain, have launched projects to test models for pharmacy-provided immunizations. As part of a National Association of Chain Drug Stores initiative announced in late July, Bartell and QFC are partnering with the University of Washington School of Pharmacy (UWSOP)