Hometown pharmacy paves the way for future growth at new Main Street location in Laurel

Pharmacist Ali Thakkar, of Highland, says Laurel’s Main Street Pharmacy has been a growing operation since it opened under original owner Joan Kim in 2005. As its customer base multiplied and Thakkar took over the business, the India native said [ Read More ]

NCPA Re-Engineering Your Pharmacy Practice Boot Camp August 12-13

“The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and over again, but expecting a different result.” – Albert EinsteinNCPA can help you re-engineer your practice for new opportunities.Changes in health care delivery and payment have created important [ Read More ]

NACDS Foundation Assisting National Hepatitis Testing Push

Study in progress amid observance of May as Hepatitis Awareness Month, and of May 19 as Hepatitis Testing DayFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Arlington, Va. – As public health authorities target Hepatitis C awareness as a way to prevent liver damage and [ Read More ]

DEA: Drug Take-Back Day is April 30

The DEA will promote April 30 as Drug Take-Back Day, giving Americans the opportunity to safely dispose of expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs in pill and patch form. The previous 10 take-back events collected more than 5.5 million-lbs. of pills, [ Read More ]

NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit

The NCPA 2016 Congressional Pharmacy Summit (formerly NCPA Annual Legislative Conference) will be held at the Doubletree Hotel, Crystal City, Va., May 24-25. This conference provides an excellent opportunity for your company to network with an elite group of independent [ Read More ]

FlexCare Pharmacy Owner Vivian Ayuk Featured in Chain Drug Review for Excellence in Pharmacy Practice

The October 2015 edition of the Chain Drug Review featured two stories on CARE Pharmacies member, FlexCare Pharmacy and its owner Vivian Ayuk for her unsurpassed commitment to serving the healthcare needs of her community.The first article, “The focus is [ Read More ]

ATTENTION: Clozapine REMS Deadlines for Prescribers and Pharmacies Extended

In regard to the Clozapine REMS Program, the “go live” date for Prescriber Enrollment (11/23) and Pharmacy Enrollment (12/14) have been extended. The new dates are not yet available, but more information will be forthcoming.Read more at: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/DrugSafety/ucm467560.htm FDA WORKING [ Read More ]

CMS Announces Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management Model

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation(CMMI) is introducing the Part D Enhanced Medication Therapy Management (Enhanced MTM) Model, which will aim to free up stand-alone Part D Prescription Drug Plans (PDPs) in specified regions [ Read More ]

PRS Pharmacy Services Updates HIPAATrack Program Regarding Data Encryption

A message from PRS Pharmacy Services:We have made updates to ComplianceTrack policy and procedure programs along with a website update based on requests and feedback from our members. This email is focused specifically on a recent update to our HIPAATrack [ Read More ]

Medicare 2016 Part C & D Star Ratings Technical Notes Summary

Durham, NC — On September 2nd, CMS released the update for the Medicare 2016 Part C & D Star Rating Technical Notes. This update documents the following:New measures added to the programChanges to the calculation methodology, andUpdates to the thresholds for [ Read More ]

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