Medicaid AMP: Vigilance Continues

Ever since the Federal Register published the final Covered Outpatient Drugs Final Rule (which directs pharmacy Medicaid reimbursement according to the average manufacturer price, or “AMP,” model) on January 21, 2016, NACDS has been evaluating the rule and determining appropriate actions.

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Access to Care Provision Part of CMS’ Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule
Get Out the Vote with #PharmacyVoter Ads

Getting out the vote means taking a stance, being part of the process—and supporting pharmacy. NACDS’ new video ad, released during NACDS RxIMPACT Day on Capitol Hill last month, is designed to encourage pharmacy personnel to volunteer and vote for the candidates of their choice.

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NACDS’ Value, Relationships and Engagement Resonate at Annual Meeting

The highly-anticipated NACDS Annual Meeting brought together decision makers and executives—from retailers, suppliers and other healthcare and consumer goods partners—for an exceptional chance to build relationships, connect and engage.

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View a Recap of the Successful NACDS Annual Meeting
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NACDS-Backed Drug Abuse, Access Bill Enacted
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NACDS Chairman Martin Otto Highlights NACDS’ Value to Members and to Nation’s Health and Wellness
Newly-elected Chairman of NACDS Martin Otto, chief merchant and CFO of H-E-B, accepts the chairman's gavel from Randy Edeker, chairman, CEO and president of Hy-Vee, Inc., this morning at the NACDS Annual Meeting.
The NACDS Chairman's Gavel Is Passed

It's a role of our Association to be a leader in improving healthcare in our country.

--new NACDS Board Chairman Martin Otto, chief merchant & chief financial officer of H-E-B, speaking this morning at the NACDS Annual Meeting

Watch Monday's Highlights from the NACDS Annual Meeting
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Tim Hayes Receives Chain Pharmacy’s Highest Honor at NACDS Annual Meeting
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NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program Awards $230,000 for Educational Programs to Improve Patient Care

Take out your calendars and circle the date. It's the 12th of never.

--Dr. Larry Sabato, election analyst and founder of the University of Virginia Center for Politics, answering a question at the NACDS Annual Meeting on when partisanship will change

Catch Highlights from the 2016 NACDS Annual Meeting