NCPA Updates--May 21, 2009
NCPA Members Forum Series
Have you missed the NCPA Members Forum Series? To date, nearly 700 pharmacists have dialed in to the new members—only live discussions on DME accreditation, small business tax provisions, pharmacy security, health information technology, the new NCPA Prescription Disposal Program, and more! NCPA members can log on at
to download recordings and materials from previous calls.
Prescription Disposal Program
The new Protect Your Pharmacy Now! Prescription Disposal Program offers information and resources for pharmacies to create medication disposal programs to help their patients safely dispose of unused and expired medicines that may be dangerous to others and to the environment, including some green programs that convert pharmaceutical waste to energy. For more information on this NCPA member benefit, e-mail
NCPA Annual Convention, October 17-21 in New Orleans
At the NCPA 111th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition, you can meet old friends and new ones, learn from experts in top-notch education sessions and vendors at the most productive trade show in the pharmacy industry, and succeed with ideas and knowledge to better serve your patients and improve your bottom line! Visit
for more information.