One of the issues on which NACDS will remain very active is fighting for a workable approach to Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement for prescription drugs – an approach that preserves patient access.

--NACDS President & CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, in a Drug Store News article

Judith A. Monroe, M.D., FAAFP, president and CEO of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Foundation, accepted the 2016 NACDS Foundation Excellence in Patient Care Award at the NACDS Foundation Dinner on December 1, 2016, in New York City. (left to right: NACDS President & CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, Judith A. Monroe, M.D., FAAFP, and NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger)
2016 NACDS Foundation Excellence in Patient Care Award Presented
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NACDS Praises TRICARE Pharmacy Pilot in Final Defense Bill
NACDS Total Store Expo is THE Place to Be--Find Out Why
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NACDS to HHS, CMS Nominees: “We are Enthusiastic to Help Leverage Pharmacy to Improve Americans’ Health and Well-Being”
The NACDS Foundation Dinner Is Almost Here!
New Political Landscape Calls for Maximum Grassroots Engagement

The recent elections caused many political shifts, including the loss of nearly 40 cosponsors of provider status legislation—the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (H.R. 592/S. 314).

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Get Smart about Antibiotics During Get Smart Week—November 14-20

In recognition of antibiotic stewardship programs across the care continuum, the NACDS Foundation supports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) annual one-week observance—Get Smart Week, November 14–20—to raise awareness about the threat of antibiotic resistance and the importance of appropriate antibiotic prescribing.

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Stay Ahead of Industry Trends--Attend the 2017 NACDS Total Store Expo
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CDC Foundation’s Judith Monroe to Receive Award at NACDS Foundation Dinner
Fifty pharmacy students have been selected by NACDS RxIMPACT to participate in the NACDS RxIMPACT "U" Academy during 2017 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, March 14-15, 2017. A record-breaking 46 schools will participate in the 2017 event. Pictured: Washington University School of Pharmacy students met with Rep. Dan Newhouse (R-WA) at the 2016 NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill.
Record-Breaking Number of Pharmacy Schools Headed to D.C.

Pharmacists are an integral member of the immunization neighborhood and have positioned immunization services as an important patient care offering...

--Pharmacy Today on the vital role pharmacists play in improving patient healthcare outcomes

The NACDS Foundation hosted a forum this week, "Prescription & OTC Medication Record Integration: A Holistic Patient-Centered Approach."
NACDS Foundation Hosts Prescription and OTC Medication Forum
NACDS RxIMPACT Urges Voter Engagement Down to the Wire

The 2016 campaign season is coming down to the wire and it will soon be time to exhale and prepare for what comes next: a new Congress and a new administration.

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