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Washington State Pharmacy Association

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

Washington state OKs provider status

OLYMPIA, Wash. — A law described as the first of its kind in the nation to require health insurance carriers to include pharmacists as network providers has been signed by Washington Gov. Jay Inslee. The landmark law, ESSB 5557, was sponsored by Sen. Linda Parlette, who is also a registered pharmacist. Until now, health insurance