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2014-06-10 16:26:09

130 Organizations Sign Open Letter Supporting "Any Willing Pharmacy" Policy ALEXANDRIA, Va., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to Congress, 130 pharmacist, patient advocacy and business organizations expressed "unified support" for giving Medicare beneficiaries more convenient access to discounted or "preferred" copays at independent community pharmacies willing to accept the terms and conditions of Medicare Part D prescription drug plans (PDPs)....

2014-05-20 12:34:06

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA issued the following statement today in response to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services' (CMS) final rule for 2015 Part D prescription drug plans: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100106/DC33253LOGO "NCPA is still reviewing the final CMS rule but we have some initial observations. "First, we commend CMS for requiring plan...

2014-05-07 12:30:56

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bipartisan legislation that would give many seniors greater choice of pharmacy in their Medicare drug plan has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives and was endorsed today by the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20100106/DC33253LOGO The Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act (H.R. 4577) was introduced by U.S. Reps. Morgan Griffith (R-Va.) and Peter...

2014-01-03 12:23:28

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Jan. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA, issued the following statement today regarding the 2014 implementation of new health insurance marketplace plans under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or Obamacare: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100106/DC33253LOGO) "Helping patients sort through new or revised health insurance coverage is business-as-usual for independent community...


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