Navigation Links
Community Pharmacists Endorse Bipartisan Pharmacy Competition and Consumer Choice Act
Date:5/24/2011

changes in drug costs and keep pharmacies whole.
  • Allow oversight for fraud, not abusive pharmacy audits. Legitimate anti-fraud efforts could continue, but pharmacies would not be penalized by commission-driven bounty-hunting auditors over minor typographical or clerical errors.

  • While having some similar provisions to the PBM Audit Reform and Transparency Act of 2010 (H.R. 5234) introduced in the last Congress, the bill's sponsors made some adjustments as well. For example, there is no requirement that pharmacies receive a 15-day notice before an audit and the lawmakers clarified that the "any willing provider" language does not apply to any pharmacy that has been excluded from a federal or state program.

    "We strongly commend Representatives McMorris Rodgers and Weiner for sponsoring this bipartisan bill," Greenwood added. "As we meet in Washington this week for our annual Legislative Conference, local pharmacists will urge all Members of Congress to stand up for patients and small business by supporting this legislation."

    The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA®) represents the interests of America's community pharmacists, including the owners of more than 23,000 independent community pharmacies, pharmacy franchises, and chains. Together they represent a $93 billion health-care marketplace, have more than 315,000 employees including 62,400 pharmacists, and dispense over 41% of all retail prescriptions. To learn more go to www.ncpanet.org or read NCPA's blog, The Dose, at http://ncpanet.wordpress.com.


    '/>"/>
    SOURCE National Community Pharmacists Association
    Copyright©2010 PR Newswire.
    All rights reserved

    Page: 1 2 3

    Related medicine technology :

    1. NCPA Urges Congress to Preserve Seniors Access to Diabetes Supplies at Independent Community Pharmacies; Back Schock-Welch Bill
    2. Hardwood Products Wins Formal Acclaim From Gov. LePage for Excellence and Community Commitment
    3. Sharkey Issaquena Community Hospital Implements ChartSmart emr®
    4. BioStorage Technologies, Inc. Brings Together Industry Leaders to Discuss Future Trends and Challenges of Global Biobanking Community
    5. Ethicon Endo-Surgery Partners With Colorectal Surgeons and Community at ASCRS to Improve Patient Outcomes
    6. NCPA Backs Bill to Enhance Pharmacy Competition; Help Level Playing Field for Independent Community Pharmacists
    7. River Valley Community College and Medical Messenger Team Up to Prepare the Future Nurses of New England
    8. CVS/pharmacy Debuts the "To Your Health" Program in Atlanta Bringing 60 Free Health Screening Events to the Community
    9. Legislation Would Deny Floridians Access to Needed Medicines from Their Trusted Independent Community Pharmacies, and Instead Favor Publicly Traded Chain Pharmacies
    10. AlphaDetail Commemorates 10-Year Anniversary by Community Volunteering
    11. CVS/pharmacy Debuts the "To Your Health" Program in Los Angeles Bringing 240 Free Health Screening Events to the Community
    Post Your Comments:
    *Name:
    *Comment:
    *Email:
    (Date:7/10/2014)... , 11. Juli 2014  Dilon ... für die molekulare Bildgebung, einschließlich molekularer ... die CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator ® ... Dilon das Produkt jetzt europaweit vertreiben. ... Großteil der europäischen Länder ausgedehnt und ...
    (Date:7/10/2014)... Calif. , July 10, 2014 Integrated ... leader in advanced memory and analog IC solutions, today ... on Thursday, July 24, 2014, at 7:00 a.m. Pacific ... financial results for the fiscal 2014 third quarter ended ... call via telephone, dial 1-888-556-4997 before 6:50 a.m. Pacific ...
    (Date:7/10/2014)... , July 10, 2014  BC Technical, the ... MiE America , Inc., a leading provider of ... into a long-term agreement naming BC Technical as the ... MiE and BC Technical announced today ... to establish BC Technical as the service and systems ...
    Breaking Medicine Technology:Dilon erhält CE-Zulassung für sein Navigator-Gamma-Sondensystem 2BC Technical Partners With MiE America To Be Authorized Provider Of Systems & Service 2
    (Date:7/11/2014)... GA (PRWEB) July 11, 2014 Datalogic ... step in improving sanitation hospital wide. With their new ... the spread of disease, like the devastating MRSA, which ... The Gryphon GD4400-HC 2D and the Gryphon ... 2D barcodes and can even read barcodes off of ...
    (Date:7/11/2014)... -- U.S. health officials have concluded that it,s highly ... during a safety mishap last month. But, the ... announced a moratorium on the transfer of any dangerous ... a report issued Friday, the CDC outlined several measures ... incident doesn,t occur again. Last month, as many as ...
    (Date:7/11/2014)... enterprises today are shifting towards the changing trend in ... offer these global enterprises a strategic method to cut ... operational costs to companies. The aim to minimize operational ... market driver for expanding the managed services market in ... estimated to grow from $142.75 billion in 2013 to ...
    (Date:7/11/2014)... 10, 2014) Obese and overweight firefighters are ... care providers, according to new research from The ... (UTHealth). , National guidelines state that health care ... of maintaining a healthy weight. Firefighters have high ... leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in firefighters. This ...
    (Date:7/11/2014)... 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Prostate cancer patients are ... less effective treatment and die sooner if they also ... data from more than 41,200 American men who were ... They followed them through 2009. Nearly 1,900 of the ... years before their prostate cancer was discovered. "Men ...
    Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Stop Spreading Disease with the New Disinfectant-Ready Bar Code Scanner 2Health News:Stop Spreading Disease with the New Disinfectant-Ready Bar Code Scanner 3Health News:CDC Issues Tough Report on Anthrax Scare 2Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 2Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 3Health News:North America Managed Services Market Worth $68.65 Billion by 2018 - New Report by MicroMarket Monitor 4Health News:Depression May Make It Harder to Beat Prostate Cancer 2
    ... Germany and America who had treated injured protestors while ... to // leave Nepal by the King Gyanendra's government. ... detained Wednesday after he appeared on a private television ... brutally assaulted by the security forces. ,On ...
    ... at the McDonald’s or KFC restaurants, across the world, have ... levels of the same // food elsewhere. ,According to ... of Medicine, the researchers analysed various food items like McDonald's ... in many countries between 2004 and 2005, the Associated Press ...
    ... that been launched on a trial basis in Singapore would ... intensive care unit//. A camera hooked up beside the baby's ... to view the live footage on 3G-enabled mobile phones, Singapore ... on a three-month trial, during which the infants go online ...
    ... symposium titled ‘Challenging Intellectual Property’ will be analyzed and ... ,The Symposium will look into the aspects of ... production in economic development. It will also gauge the ... table, desirous of bringing a change in health research ...
    ... way to reverse the process of cell division. This ... could be an important milestone in the fight// against ... from the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation have published their ... a million times in the human body each day. ...
    ... If you thought that McDonalds’ in USA serves the same ... and// think!,According to a study by three Danish doctors, fat ... as "trans fat" in foods purchased at McDonald's Corp and ... to the staggering research published in this week's New England ...
    Cached Medicine News:
    Helmer's Horizon Series line of refrigerators are designed specifically for the cost conscious buyer. This line offers outstanding performance, quality, and the features you need to ensure the safety...
    ... presents i.Series refrigerators ... solutions for the blood ... features than ever before, ... are at the forefront ...
    This storage freezer, which is based on our premium freezer line, maintain red cells safely below regulatory standards at -86C (-123F). Recorder is standard for model 8627. Model 8627 is UL Listed, C...
    The TBR-360-1-GD is a large capacity upright style operating temperature +4C. It is specially designed refrigerators for the storage of blood in standard 500ml bags, complying with Australian Standar...
    Medicine Products: