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HME providers, community pharmacists seek recognition

July 31, 2020Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - HME providers and community pharmacists have continued to serve on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic - and like other health care providers, they want to be recognized for that. The National Community Pharmacists Association recently launched the “Essential” Campaign to keep up the pressure on lawmakers for relief, including hazard pay, says Douglas Hoey, CEO. “Pharmacists have been there since the beginning of this and we need recognition and relief for...

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CMS changes rule to combat mail-order waste

December 18, 2013HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Effective Jan. 1, Medicare Part D prescription drug plans must obtain consent from beneficiaries or their caregivers before filling or refilling prescriptions, according to a Dec. 17 bulletin from the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA). Pharmacists have told CMS that patients are turning in large quantities of unused and expired medication, usually obtained through automated refill services. “We commend Medicare officials for acknowledging mail-order waste and...

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Pharmacists association names new officers

October 17, 2013HME News Staff

ORLANDO, Fla. - The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) recently elected Mark Riley president, according to an Oct. 16 release. Riley, a pharmacy owner and current executive vice president of the Arkansas Pharmacists Association, is a national expert on the pharmacy benefit manager industry. “Mark is a distinguished leader known and respected by many independent community pharmacists,” said Douglas Hoey, NCPA CEO, in a prepared statement. At the same meeting, the NCPA's...

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