NCPA 2018
NCPA 2018
Legislation Signed Into Law Prohibiting 'Gag Clauses' for Pharmacies
President Trump signed into law a pair of bipartisan bills that has made 'gag clauses' in contracts an illegal practice.
2018 Digest: Community Pharmacy 35% of Retail Pharmacy Space
The 2018 NCPA Digest found independent community pharmacies offer a variety of services.
Pharmacists Can Create Meaningful Health Care Interactions by Understanding Different Generational Needs
A presentation at NCPA shows how pharmacists can evolve their services to meet the needs of different age groups.
NCPA Announces 2018 Independent Pharmacist of the Year
Jim Spoon, PharmD, owner of Spoon Drug in Sand Springs, OK, has been named the National Community Pharmacists Association 2018 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year.
Pharmacists: Partner with Physicians on Chronic Care to Better Manage Patients
It is important for pharmacists to position themselves as the health experts that can help patients with chronic conditions, and as the experts on the Medicare payment codes that can benefit both physician and pharmacist.
Women Pharmacist Day Happening This Week
Oct. 12 is the day to honor women pharmacists everywhere. 
NCPA Foundation Names 2018 National Preceptor of the Year
Theresa Tolle, owner of Bay Street Pharmacy in Sebastian, Fla., was recognized with the award.
Independent Pharmacists: Separate Yourself From the Competition
Offering immunizations (and making sure to carefully assess immunizations are up to date), medication therapy management (MTM), medication synchrnonization, and point of care testing are all ways, Kneeland explained, that pharmacists can carve out a niche for themselves.
Pharmacy Times and Parata Systems Celebrate 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist Winners
Pharmacy Times® and Parata Systems named the winners of the 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist® Awards yesterday at a ceremony held concurrently with the 2018 NCPA Annual Meeting in Boston, Massachusetts.
Officials with NCPA Applaud Opioid Relief Package, Which President Expected to Sign
HR 6—which was passed in the Senate on Wednesday and in the House of Representatives last week—instructs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to establish a technical expert panel to review quality measures regarding opioids and opioid use disorders.
Officials With NCPA Weigh in on Pass-Through Deduction in New Tax Law
The Qualified Business Income Deduction proposed rule would expand the "specified service trade or business," or SSTB, definition of "services performed in the field of health" to include pharmacists.
Pharmacy Ownership Workshop Is Under Way Before the NCPA Convention
This event continues through tomorrow until the start of the National Community Pharmacy Association’s annual meeting.
Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Bills to Prohibit 'Gag Clauses' for Pharmacists
A pair of bipartisan bills that would lift ‘gag clauses’ prohibiting lower prescription drug price information to be shared with customers have been passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate.