NACDS has been invited back to the White House for an event on Wednesday, October 24, that is titled “A Year of Historic Action to Combat the Opioid Crisis.” We also anticipate soon President Trump’s signing of the SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act – which reflects aspects of all four of the policy topics recommended by NACDS to help address opioid abuse.
NACDS member companies have been affected by Hurricane Michael and are working to meet the needs of the people affected by the storm, in collaboration with public health partners and emergency preparedness authorities.
Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) went behind the scenes during a recent Albertsons Companies pharmacy tour in Petaluma, Calif., as part of the NACDS RxIMPACT program.
NACDS Board of Directors Members Meet with Congress, Administration Topics include DIR fee reform, broader reimbursement issues, pharmacist provider status legislation, opioid-abuse prevention and more
This week, NACDS Board members met with key legislators and Administration officials on DIR fee reform, broader reimbursement issues, pharmacist provider status legislation, opioid-abuse prevention and other pivotal issues.
NACDS members and partner organization Healthcare Ready are engaging to address health and wellness needs amid the landfall of Hurricane Florence. Be sure to adhere to the instructions of local authorities throughout the duration of the storm and in the recovery period.
NACDS and NCPA sent a letter to the Department of Defense (DoD) stating the groups would work with DoD and other stakeholders to improve TRICARE patient access and health outcomes.
The Senate agreed to vote this week on a legislative package—the Opioid Crisis Response Act of 2018—to combat the opioid abuse crisis, which includes an NACDS-backed e-prescribing bill.