With President Obama’s signature, the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 became law on December 23, 2016.
Every day, NACDS chain members and supplier partners accomplish remarkable results in advancing health care, in improving consumers' well-being, and in contributing positively to our society.
The Regional Chain Conference is a wonderful venue for in-depth exchanges with both retail colleagues and suppliers. Some of the best programs emerge from the grassroots, and I consider the regional chains to be the grassroots of this industry.
NACDS is proactively urging support in the 115th Congress for the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (H.R. 592/S. 314), which would increase access to state-approved pharmacy services for underserved Medicare patients.
Last month, Achieve, a research and marketing agency for causes, released The Millennial Impact Report Retrospective: Five Years of Trends. The study provides insight into millennials’ attitudes towards cause-engagement, volunteering, and donations.
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.