NCPA Updates--November 2008

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NCPA Ownership Workshop
Brought to you with support from Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Company and continuing support from the NCPA Foundation, this 3-day course in pharmacy ownership and management is specifically designed for potential pharmacy owners and provides an intensive curriculum of finance, business analysis, marketing, and much more! In addition, several pharmacy owners will be on hand to provide their perspective on how they got started, the risks, and the rewards of pharmacy ownership. More than 50% of past workshop participants now own their own pharmacy. Meet and ask questions to past workshop participants who have successfully opened multiple stores and see how easy it is done.
 
Where: Holiday Inn Hotel Cleveland Airport, Cleveland, Ohio
When: November 7-9, 2008
 
The cost of the workshop is $595 for NCPA members and $770 for nonmembers (includes 1 year staff pharmacist membership). The registration fee includes all meals, 2 nights’ lodging, tuition, and continuing education processing. Class size is limited to the first 50 paid registrants. For more information or to register, click here.
 
Lower Your DME Accreditation Fees Today!
Community pharmacies must obtain accreditation by September 30, 2009, to bill Medicare for diabetes testing supplies. Network Accreditation Services Inc (NASI), a PRS Pharmacy Services affiliate company, provides a complete, cost-effective Turn-Key Pharmacy Accreditation Program. Groups representing more than 15,000 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 www.nasinetwork.com.
 
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.