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|New Study Highlights Success of Programs Like NACDS RxIMPACT
A study released by the Congressional Management Foundation this week emphasizes that active, informed and prepared grassroots advocates can make their voices heard in Congress and effectively influence legislators. The findings bolster the great work NACDS RxIMPACT program does in engaging, training and mobilizing pharmacy advocates—in Washington, and in congressional districts across the country.
|NACDS RxIMPACT Calls for Support of Texas Medication Synchronization Bills
NACDS RxIMPACT is mobilizing a campaign urging support in Texas for legislation introduced by Sen. Dawn Buckingham (R) and Rep. John Frullo (R)—S.B. 697 and H.B. 1296—that will enable patients to synchronize the fill date of their prescription medications so they can order and receive all of their prescriptions on the same day each month instead of having to make multiple visits to the pharmacy.
|--Martin Otto, chief merchant and chief financial officer of H-E-B, and NACDS chairman of the Board, on the importance of attending NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill, March 14-15||02.08.2017|
|NACDS’ New Government Affairs VP Brings In-Depth Policy Expertise
Bill Tighe, NACDS vice president of federal government affairs, most recently served as chief of staff for Rep. Tom Marino (R-PA). Tighe’s policy expertise, forged on Capitol Hill where he led top congressional offices as chief of staff, positions him well to serve as NACDS’ lead legislative advocate for community pharmacy.
|NACDS RxIMPACT Goes Full Court Press on Provider Status
NACDS RxIMPACT mobilized its largest letter-writing campaign ever this week mobilizing advocates to contact their representatives to build on the momentum of the Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act.
|NACDS Previews "Pharmacy Outlook 2017" in Chain Drug Review
The opening line of an NACDS-authored article in the January 2, 2017, edition of Chain Drug Review says it all. "I will spare you the introductory paragraph that attempts eloquence," writes NACDS President & CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE. "Let's get right to the point. In NACDS' view, 2017 could be one of the most pivotal years in healthcare policy and in pharmacy patient care."
|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).
|Record-Breaking Number of Pharmacy Schools Headed to D.C.||11.04.2016|
|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.
|Up Your Advocacy Skills before NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill
If there was a way to hone your advocacy skills so you could maximize your success during congressional meetings before coming to Washington, D.C. for NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill next year on March 14-15, 2017, would you do it?