New study results from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that mosquitoes that can spread Zika, dengue and chikungunya viruses are in more counties in the southern United States than was previously known.
At the inaugural President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Epidemic, healthcare and community advocates provided testimony improving access to treatment and support for community prevention programs. NACDS is monitoring the Commission's progress in addressing these important issues.
The Supreme Court ruled unanimously this week in a decision on biosimilar medications, a ruling that could save patients and the healthcare system billions of dollars.
NACDS continues to advocate for the TRICARE Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program for Retail Pharmacy, which would reduce costs while also improving TRICARE patient access.
As the Senate drafts healthcare legislation, NACDS and other stakeholders urged lawmakers to "assure Americans of all ages have full access to recommended immunizations that improve health and protect lives."
On a recent NACDS RxIMPACT pharmacy tour for a staffer from Rep. Charlie Crist's (D-FL) office, the pharmacy team discussed the importance of pharmacist-provided services.
NACDS emphasized its commitment to working with Congress, the Department of Health and Human Services and others to advance the delivery of affordable, accessible healthcare services.
NACDS RxIMPACT is making the most of the congressional recess to coordinate pharmacy advocates with lawmakers to discuss pharmacy legislative priorities.
Pharmacy is getting a huge boost of recognition with 12 NACDS RxIMPACT in-district activities—constituting a total of 37 events in 2017. The reports on the pharmacy tours have been glowing.