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.
As part of ongoing work to find ways for TRICARE beneficiaries to better access their needed medications from pharmacies, NACDS met with Sen. Mike Rounds (R-SD), one of the key leaders of the effort.
NACDS and other stakeholders have been invited to participate in a DoD-hosted meeting to discuss the TRICARE pharmacy program and improved patient access to care
NACDS Applauds Senate Letter on TRICARE Pharmacy Access Twenty-three Senators write to Department of Defense to support efforts to enhance access to affordable, accessible healthcare in pharmacies
Twenty-three Senators wrote to the Department of Defense to support efforts to enhance access to affordable, accessible healthcare in pharmacies.
NACDS Commends Congress for Support on TRICARE Pilot to Improve Access to Care for Military Families and Veterans Forty-nine members of the House of Representatives sign letter urging action on pilot program, which would improve military families’ and veterans’ access to affordable, accessible healthcare in pharmacies
"We thank Rep. Buddy Carter (R-GA), Rep. Dave Loebsack (D-IA), Rep. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) for taking the lead on this letter, and we are also grateful to all those who signed it," said NACDS President and CEO Steven C. Anderson, IOM, CAE.
NACDS and the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) urged House and Senate conferees this week to support a one-year extension to implement the TRICARE Prescription Drug Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program, which would reduce healthcare costs and improve patient access.
A survey conducted among TRICARE beneficiaries by Morning Consult and commissioned by NACDS shows support for the TRICARE Acquisition Cost Parity Pilot Program for Retail Pharmacy.