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2014-10-22 23:06:37

Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition Winner Announced Austin, TX (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Good Neighbor Pharmacy - a national independent pharmacy network - concluded its participation at the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Annual Convention & Trade Exposition today. Good Neighbor Pharmacy is a proud sponsor and supporter of NCPA’s annual convention and tradeshow, which takes place each fall. The conference closed today following five days of exhibits,...

2014-10-17 23:07:06

As a regular participant of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Annual Convention, Retail Management Solutions is again looking forward to attending this year's convention. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 17, 2014 The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) will be holding its 116th Annual Convention this October, and will be featuring a variety of activities and lectures, including continuing education programs, a trade show exposition, and a preliminary...

2014-09-03 23:03:07

The NCPA recently wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives and encouraged them to pass a bill that would make great strides in reducing the number of Americans misusing prescription drugs. Suncoast Rehab backs the NCPA in their efforts, and says that communities must take it one step further in fighting this epidemic. Spring Hill, FL (PRWEB) September 03, 2014 One in four Americans are affected by prescription drug abuse. (1) This growing national epidemic kills more people annually...

2014-08-11 12:27:31

Grassroots Toolkit, Ads Help Pharmacists Make the Case for Bipartisan Solution: H.R. 4577 ALEXANDRIA, Va., Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced today a nationwide campaign to let Congress know the importance of giving Medicare beneficiaries better access to the pharmacy of their choice and letting community pharmacies in medically underserved areas have the opportunity to participate as "preferred" pharmacies in...

2014-07-31 12:28:58

As Support for H.R. 4577 Grows, Voters Reject Anti-Patient Scare Tactics ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As members of Congress prepare to see voters during a month-long recess and more lawmakers sign on to cosponsor a bipartisan patient choice proposal, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) today announced that a nationwide survey found overwhelming support for expanding Medicare seniors' access to discounted or "preferred" copays in...

2014-07-24 23:14:28

inPharmacy Jobs, the leading provider of job search and online recruitment services for the pharmacy industry, announced today a new partnership with Pharmacist eLink, powered by the National Community Pharmacists Association. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 inPharmacy Jobs, the leading provider of job search and online recruitment services for the pharmacy industry, announced today a new partnership with Pharmacist eLink, powered by the National Community Pharmacists Association. The...

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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