NCPA Updates--November 2008

Published Online: Thursday, November 20, 2008
2009 NCPA Multiple Locations Conference
Register now to attend the 2009 NCPA Multiple Locations Conference, February 18-22, 2009, in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico. Independent pharmacy owners/managers of 2 or more pharmacy locations and those who want to expand their practices are encouraged to attend. For more information or to download a registration form, visit
NASI Turn-Key DMEPOS Accreditation Program
CMS says, “You are gambling with your Part B Billing Number if you do not apply for accreditation by January 31, 2009.” Network Accreditation Services Inc. (NASI), a PRS Pharmacy Services affiliate company, provides a complete, cost-effective Turn-Key Pharmacy Accreditation Program. Groups representing more than15,000 independent pharmacies have contracted with NASI to provide this incredible program to their members! To get started, call today at 866-606-3211, or visit the Web site at
2009 NCPA Calendar Program
There is still time to order 2009 NCPA custom calendars and pocket planners. These make great holiday gifts and are an ideal way to keep your name in front of your patients every day, every month, all year long.
If you ordered last year, our partner, ViMax Publishing and Marketing, can simply use your previously provided logo files to process your order sooner. For more information, please go online.

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