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Make Every Vote Count with NACDS RxIMPACT Votes

NACDS is reaching out to state pharmacy associations—who have been very responsive—urging them to help get out the pharmacy vote in the 2016 elections through the bipartisan NACDS RxIMPACT Votes online campaign.

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NACDS Launches TRICARE Advocacy Efforts

NACDS is actively engaged in advocacy efforts urging Congress to support a TRICARE pilot program, which would allow Department of Defense acquisition cost parity for prescriptions obtained at retail pharmacies. The targeted efforts are underway as Congress prepares to mark up the FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

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We are looking for those treasured moments when we can connect with our customers on an emotional level.

--NACDS 2016 Regional Chain Conference Chairman Eric Graf, R.Ph., M.S., chief executive officer of Ritzman Pharmacy, Inc., during a session at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference

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Bill to Address Prescription Drug Abuse, Access Clears Senate Panel
Maximize Your Time at NACDS Total Store Expo, August 6-9, 2016, in Boston
Innovation Emerges as Key Theme at NACDS Regional Chain Conference

The NACDS Regional Chain Conference generated even more insights and collaboration today, led by a compelling presentation by Conference Chairman Eric Graf, CEO of Ritzman Pharmacies, Inc.

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NACDS Chairman of the Board Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee, Inc., recapped the decade-long focus of NACDS in advocating for pharmacy patient care on the Medicaid AMP issue at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference.
Hy-Vee's Randy Edeker, NACDS Chairman of the Board, Recaps Longtime Advocacy on Pharmacy Reimbursement Issue
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Chains and Suppliers Collaborate on Policy, Politics and Business at NACDS Regional Chain Conference

I look forward to talking with the NACDS membership about the presidential campaign. We have a lot to talk about based on the outcome in Iowa, and as we look ahead to New Hampshire and beyond.

-- Morton Kondracke of Roll Call, in anticipation of his engagement Monday at the NACDS Regional Chain Conference

Recognize American Heart Month this February by learning about the signs of coronary artery disease.

--an article on The Society for Women's Health Research for American Heart Month in February

Pictured here, receIving the award from The Arlington Transportation Partners, is Dawn Worthington, NACDS’ vice president of human resources.
NACDS Among 34 Employers in County to Earn Platinum Award for Sustainable Transportation
Don’t Underestimate Iowa

This headline is not a reference to the Iowa Caucuses that formally launched the presidential nomination process this week. Rather, this headline refers to another important event held in Iowa this week: an NACDS RxIMPACT Training Program at Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Des Moines.

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NACDS Comments to White House on Drug Abuse Prevention Solutions

In response to a request from the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) for policy solutions on prescription drug abuse and prevention, NACDS sent comments this week outlining strategies to address the issue.

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