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NCPA Digest Finds Independent Community Pharmacies Stable Despite Economic, Third-Party Challenges
Date:10/25/2010

ditation for the continued selling of durable medical equipment; and common-sense disclosure requirements for PBMs in the health care exchanges that will be operational in 2014.

The NCPA-endorsed PBM Audit Reform and Transparency Act (H.R. 5234) would expand to millions of additional Americans the cost savings and pharmacy choice expected to result from greater PBM transparency. Collectively, these measures support patient access to independent community pharmacies. At the same time, two trends accelerated by the economic downturn – surging Medicaid enrolment and tightening state budgets – create uncertainty for these pharmacies.

"As an independent community pharmacy owner I can attest to the impact of the government becoming our largest business partner and for the need to let our elected leaders be aware of our concerns," said Joseph H. Harmison, PD, NCPA President and pharmacy owner in Arlington, Tex.  "By remaining proactive we can continue providing the caliber of patient services that earned us high marks in the most recent annual J.D. Power & Associates pharmacy satisfaction survey."  

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 mo
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