Pharmacy Groups Praise CMS’ Rejection of Below-Cost Medicaid Dispensing Fees in Washington State CMS’ decision is vital for pharmacy patient care in Washington State and across the nation

2018-09-11T18:44:57+00:00Sep-11-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , |

NACDS, WSPA, and NCPA applaud action by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to reject Washington State’s below-cost and lowest-in-the-nation Medicaid pharmacy dispensing fees.

NACDS Comments to CMS on Medicare Prescription Drug Program Urges Medicare Part D policies related to DIR fee fairness, opioid abuse prevention, prescription drug affordability, and patients’ pharmacy access

2018-01-17T09:58:38+00:00Jan-17-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

NACDS expressed support for, and provided further input, on CMS’ proposed rule, which involves issues including direct and indirect remuneration fees; e-prescribing; medication therapy management; opioid abuse; and fostering pharmacy access.

NACDS to HHS, CMS Nominees: “We are Enthusiastic to Help Leverage Pharmacy to Improve Americans’ Health and Well-Being” NACDS welcomes nominations of Rep. Tom Price to head HHS, Seema Verma to head CMS

2017-03-14T23:45:04+00:00Nov-29-16|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Arlington, Va. – National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE, issued the following statement today, welcoming President-elect Donald Trump’s nominations of U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-GA) as […]

Access to Care Provision Part of CMS’ Medicaid Managed Care Final Rule Final rule includes NACDS-backed provision to strengthen patient access to care

2017-06-15T15:39:34+00:00Apr-27-16|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Arlington, Va. – The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) applauds the Center for Medicare & Medicaid’s (CMS) inclusion of network adequacy standards—which would  improve patient access to care in Medicaid and the Children’s […]

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