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NCPA preps for fly-in

January 23, 2023HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has opened registration for its 2023 Congressional Pharmacy Fly-In scheduled for April 26-27 in Alexandria, Va., and Washington, D.C. It’s the association’s first in-person fly-in since April 2019, prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. “Through the NCPA Congressional Pharmacy Fly-In, community pharmacists will be able to talk with policymakers about the important role independent pharmacies play in their communities,...

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NCPA launches third episode of “Show Me”

January 5, 2023HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has released the third episode of “Show Me,” an educational reality series styled after popular TV makeover shows that features real pharmacists who need help getting a certain aspect of their business on track. Unlike the pharmacies in the first two episodes, Halifax Pharmacy in South Boston, Va., already has a strong vaccine program in place. Rather than building a program from the ground up, owner Stephen Anderson,...

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NCPA gets real with ‘Show Me’ 

December 30, 2022Tracy Orzel

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The National Community Pharmacists Association has already been facilitating live coaching, but its new educational reality series, “Show Me,” allows the organization to expand its reach in a popular TV makeover format.  The YouTube series features real pharmacists who need help getting their business back on track.  “What our members like the most is peer-to-peer learning,” said Kurt Proctor, president of the NCPA Innovation Center. “(So,...

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NCPA promotes Anne Cassity 

December 19, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has announced that Anne Cassity has been promoted to senior vice president of government affairs. She will lead NCPA’s federal and state legislative and regulatory outreach, spearhead political and external affairs, and work closely with the Department of Policy and Pharmacy Affairs to coordinate the association’s robust advocacy efforts. “Community pharmacy has never been more visible among patients, members...

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NCPA releases first episode of new reality series 

November 8, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has released the first episode of its new educational reality series “Show Me.” The series, which is styled after popular TV makeover shows, stars pharmacists who need help getting a certain aspect of their business on track. In the first episode, coaches Meredith Ayers, CPhT, and Tana N. Kaefer, PharmD, help pharmacy owners Chris and Gwen O’Neill of Circle Pharmacy in Philadelphia find additional streams of...

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NCPA, USC partner on pharmacy mapping tool 

October 26, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association and the University of Southern California are collaborating on a new interactive mapping tool that could promote health equity by identifying pharmacy shortage areas in the United States. The tool can also help policymakers see the consequences of pharmacy benefit manager practices that are believed to contribute to pharmacy access issues. The tool shows nearly one in four neighborhoods nationwide are pharmacy shortage areas....

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NCPA appeals to DOD

October 19, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – A recent decision by Express Scripts to eliminate the option for TRICARE beneficiaries to obtain their prescriptions at their pharmacy of choice should be rectified to ensure continued access to needed medications, the National Community Pharmacists Association stated in a letter to U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin.  Express Scripts, the Cigna-owned pharmacy benefit manager that administers the TRICARE benefit on behalf of the DOD, recently announced changes effective...

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NCPA files brief defending Oklahoma PBM law

October 19, 2022HME News Staff

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association, the American Pharmacists Association and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, along with American Pharmacies and the Oklahoma Pharmacists Association, have filed an amicus curiae brief defending the rights of states to pass and enforce laws protecting patients and community pharmacies from pharmacy benefit manager practices. In 2019, the Oklahoma legislature passed the Patient’s Right to Pharmacy Choice Act to...

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Hugh Chancy named NCPA president

October 5, 2022HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Community Pharmacists Association’s House of Delegates installed Hugh M. Chancy, RPh, as the 2022-23 president at the organization’s Annual Convention in Kansas City.  Chancy is co-owner of Chancy Drugs, which includes five retail pharmacies and one closed-door pharmacy located throughout South Georgia. The business, which is celebrating more than 55 years of service, specializes in compounding, specialty packaging and enhanced clinical services.  “The...

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NCPA launches reality series 

October 4, 2022HME News Staff

KANSAS CITY – The National Community Pharmacists Association will debut a new educational reality series called “Show Me” this month. The series is styled after popular TV makeover shows, only the stars are real pharmacists who need help getting certain aspects of their businesses on track. The first season of the series will focus on immunizations. “We wanted to do something different, something that would be fun, something that can be shared, and something that pharmacists...

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