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NCPA Advocacy Center Update – Week Ending July 27, 2018

Energy and Commerce Committee Leaders Request FTC Review PBM Mergers NCPA staff discusses pharmacy reimbursement and managed care with Medicaid officials NCPA continues cost parity dialogue with TRICARE NCPA staff participates in opioid discussion with CMS Senate HELP Committee advances “gag” clause bill House votes to delay health insurance tax House passes bill to expand…

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CARE Member Christine Lee-Wilson featured in Rx Ownership

Utilizing the pharmacy community for ownership success Read the Original article on rxownership.com here! An interview with Christine Lee-Wilson, Pharm.D. Owner of Professional Pharmacy, located in Baltimore, MD. What attracted you to the pharmaceutical industry? Christine Lee-Wilson: Patient care is what initially attracted me to the profession. I grew up in a small community and I…

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CARE Pharmacies Participates in Stakeholder Letter to Director of Health and Human Services

Download PDF Here July 16, 2018 The Honorable Alex M. Azar II Secretary U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 200 Independence Ave, SW Room 600E Washington, DC 20201 Re: HHS-OS-2018-0010 – HHS Blueprint to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Costs Dear Secretary Azar: We write to voice our strong support and appreciation for…

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NCPA Advocacy Center Update – Week Ending May 11, 2018

President Trump Unveils Plan to Tackle High Prescription Drug Prices HHS Secretary Alex Azar to Seek Inspector General Investigation into Retroactive DIR Fees Energy and Commerce Committee Marks-up Opioid Legislation Ways and Means Committee Schedules Mark-up of Opioid Legislation Drug Wholesalers Grilled by Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations 60 Minutes Stunner: ESI…

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Solid Business Model Aids Growth at Care Pharmacies

Founded in 1960 as Circle Drug, Care Pharmacies’ mission-based pharmacy business has a proud and rich history of serving the underprivileged HIV community in Washington D.C. Today, that expertise extends out to 16 states and has Care Pharmacies uniquely positioned, operating as a regional drug chain of independent community retail and specialty pharmacies. Read the…

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McKesson ideaShare 2018 – SynerGx Generics – Exclusive offer

CARE group customers attending ideaShare 2018 will be eligible to earn a 3% rebate (subject to a $20,000 cap) on SynerGx purchases made between August–December 2018. The 3% rebate will be paid on SynerGx volume in excess of baseline SynerGx purchases.  A one-time baseline will be established in July based on prior 3-month SynerGx sales (April-June) by…

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NCPA Advocacy Center Update Week Ending April 13, 2018

Community Pharmacists Charge the Hill This week, nearly 300 community pharmacists from 37 states participated in NCPA’s 50th annual Congressional Pharmacy Summit. They charged Capitol Hill to advocate for NCPA’s three priority issues:  an end to retroactive pharmacy DIR fees, transparency in generic reimbursement rates in federal programs, and to open Medicare preferred pharmacy networks to…

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CARE Annual Member Meeting 2018

CARE Pharmacies held its annual member meeting at the Fairfield Marriott Washington Dulles in Chantilly, Virginia on January 26, 2018. We were pleased to be joined by CARE Pharmacy members and their representatives from across the country; as well as, 43 of CARE’s preferred partners. The meeting theme was “Engage Change”, attendees participated in a…

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NCPA Awards Recognize 8 Independent Pharmacies

The National Community Pharmacy Association has honored eight independent pharmacies with its inaugural NCPA Innovation Center Excellence Awards. The Alexandria, Va.-based organization said it created the awards, which are partly sponsored by CoverMyMeds, to recognize pharmacies that have enhanced their spaces to better serve patients and communities. NCPA said that it received more than 70…

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WILLIAM FADEL NAMED TO NSBA LEADERSHIP COUNCIL

Washington, D.C. – William Fadel, Grubb’s Pharmacy SE, Inc. / Kalorama Care Pharmacy, Inc. was recently named to the National Small Business Association (NSBA) Leadership Council. NSBA is the nation’s oldest small-business advocacy organization, and operates on a staunchly nonpartisan basis. Fadel, a recognized leader in the small-business community, joins the NSBA Leadership Council alongside other…

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CARE Annual Member Meeting Recap

CARE Pharmacies hosted its annual member meeting at the Williamsburg Lodge in Williamsburg, VA on February 3, 2017.  We were pleased to be joined by CARE Pharmacy owners from more than 9 states and representatives of more than 40 Pharmacies and 36 Preferred Providers. The meeting theme was “Revolutionary Thinking,” and attendees enjoyed many collaborative breakout…

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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 an inevitable facility expansion came to fruition last month when the pharmacy moved two doors…

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