NACDS Invited to White House Event to Commemorate “Historic Action” on Opioid Abuse Epidemic

2018-10-19T09:22:46+00:00Oct-18-18|Categories: Article|Tags: |

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.

U.S. Senate Passes NACDS Policy Recommendations in Opioid Bill Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse

2018-10-03T15:58:33+00:00Oct-03-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Legislation headed to President’s desk bears pharmacists’ insights from front lines of care, reflects pharmacy’s commitment as part of the solution to abuse.

NACDS Applauds California E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-three percent of California voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

2018-09-18T14:01:52+00:00Sep-18-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

“NACDS recognizes the leadership of Assemblymember Jim Wood, the author of this vital legislation, and the leadership of the California State Board of Pharmacy in sponsoring the bill. We also appreciate the tremendous work of the California Retailers Association in advocating for this important opioid-abuse-prevention strategy,” said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE.

NACDS Leadership Details NACDS’ Value for Industry Transformation DIR fee reform, health-and-wellness expansion top Business Program agenda; NACDS communicates from Denver to Washington, D.C. about trade war’s risks

2018-09-05T09:07:19+00:00Aug-26-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , , , , , , , |

DIR fee reform, health-and-wellness expansion top Business Program agenda; NACDS communicates from Denver to Washington, D.C. about trade war’s risks.

NACDS Applauds Massachusetts E-prescribing Law to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-seven percent of Massachusetts voters support e-prescribing requirement as fraud-and-abuse-prevention strategy

2018-08-14T13:36:14+00:00Aug-14-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

Eleven states now have enacted an NACDS-backed mandate, including five that have enacted such legislation this year. Legislation is pending in four additional states. At the federal level, NACDS has endorsed the Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act (H.R. 3528 and S. 2460).

NACDS Applauds Missouri Pro-Pharmacy Legislation to Help Prevent Opioid Abuse Seventy-two percent of Missouri voters support limiting the initial fill of certain opioid prescriptions to seven days

2018-07-11T18:26:33+00:00Jul-11-18|Categories: Press Release|Tags: , |

NACDS is recognizing the leadership of the Missouri Pharmacy Association, the Missouri Retailers Association, Missouri state legislators, Gov. Mike Parson (R) and bill sponsor Sen. David Sater (R) for the enactment of SB 826 in Missouri.

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