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NCPA urges investigation of longstanding mail-order issues

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08/28/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging the House Ways and Means Committee to broaden its investigation into potential delivery delays for mail-order medications due to changes at the U.S. Postal Service to include long-term problems with mail-order prescription plans.

NCPA opens registration for virtual convention

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08/28/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Registration is now open for the National Community Pharmacists Association 2020 Annual Convention, held virtually Oct. 18-19.

NCPA moves conference online

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08/14/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The 2020 National Community Pharmacists Association Annual Convention is shifting to a virtual meeting, Oct.

NCPA launches ‘Essential’ campaign

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07/16/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association has launched an “Essential” campaign to rally pharmacists and other small business owners to pressure Congress to include several key provisions in the next COVID relief package

Diabetes prevention program aims to help pharmacies build brand

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06/19/2020

YARMOUTH, Maine – In many parts of the country, community pharmacists are often the most accessible health care providers, says the National Community Pharmacists Association. That’s a big reason why the association was recently awarded a contract by the Centers for Disease Control to help independent pharmacies prevent Type 2 diabetes, says John Beckner, NCPA’s senior director of strategic initiatives.

NCPA applauds PPP loan extension

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06/04/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association says allowing small businesses up to two years to qualify for loan forgiveness under the Paycheck Protection Program is a victory for local pharmacies.

Groups collaborate to prevent diabetes

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05/28/2020

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The National Community Pharmacists Association is partnering with the Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists and OmniSYS to prevent Type 2 diabetes.

Survey: Media coverage of coronavirus drives run on surgical masks

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02/07/2020

ARLINGTON, Va. – Sixty-three percent of local pharmacists say customers are buying surgical masks as a precaution against the coronavirus, and 96% say they’re selling them faster than they can restock, according to a new survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association.

NCPA calls on CMS to recognize pharmacists as care providers

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01/22/2020

WASHINGTON – The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging CMS to recognize pharmacist services beyond dispensing of medications.

NCPA installs president, releases annual digest

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10/31/2019

SAN DIEGO – Brian Caswell of Baxter Springs, Kan.-based Wolkar Drug has been named the 2019-2020 president of the National Community Pharmacists Association.

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