Group Releases Opioid Abuse Prevention Toolkit for Pharmacists

December 12, 2018

The Alliance Against Opioid Abuse (AAOA) has released a toolkit for pharmacists to help pharmacists prevent opioid abuse and misuse.  read more

FDA Releases Draft Guidance on Compounding Standards for Outsourcing Facilities

December 11, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a new draft guidance on compounding standards for outsourcing facilities to protect patients from “the risk of contaminated or otherwise substandard products.”  read more

CMS Releases 2017 National Health Expenditures

December 10, 2018

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has released its 2017 national health expenditures data.  read more

Teva Recalls Drugs With Probable Carcinogen

December 7, 2018

Teva Pharmaceuticals has recalled two drugs used to treat high blood pressure due to the presence of a probable human carcinogen, N-nitroso-diethylamine (NDEA).  read more

APhA Lauds Recommendations to Let Pharmacist Get Paid Directly

December 6, 2018

The American Pharmacists Association has praised recommendations in a new report that would allow pharmacists to be paid directly for services.  read more

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7

December 5, 2018

The Open Enrollment Period for 2019 Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans ends on December 7.  read more

NCPA Selling Daily Pharmacy Planner

December 4, 2018

The National Community Pharmacists Association has released a Daily Pharmacy Planning Guide meant to help independent pharmacists grow their business with month-to-month recommendations.  read more

SBA Offers Self-Paced Course on Writing a Business Plan

December 3, 2018

For national Write a Business Plan month, the Small Business Association (SBA) is promoting its free self-paced training course on how to write a business plan.   read more

CMS Releases Proposed Rule Increasing PBM Transparency

November 30, 2018

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a new rule November 27 that includes provisions focused on increasing PBM transparency.   read more

Pharmacist Salary Growth Lags Behind Other Healthcare Workers

November 29, 2018

Pharmacist salaries are growing at a slower rate than salaries of all other healthcare workers, according to a  read more