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NCPA takes to the airwaves

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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

John Coster, senior vice president of government affairs for the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) addressed independent pharmacy issues in a January 4 video posted on YouTube.

Accreditation reprieve nears end

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Friday, December 4, 2009

CMS is circulating a reminder to pharmacists: If  you're not accredited, your time is almost up. In October, the deadline for accreditation was pushed to Jan. 1, 2010.

Community pharmacies inch closer to accreditation extension

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

The Senate joined the House yesterday when it voted to give community pharmacies until Dec. 31 to get accredited

Unaccredited pharmacies hang tight

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Monday, October 5, 2009

While the community pharmacy industry waits to see what happens with a last minute Congressional push to extend the accreditation deadline for pharmacies, there is confusion over what they should do in the meantime.

Pharmacy extension could be a reality

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Friday, October 2, 2009

Pharmacies are likely to receive an extension on getting accredited, but what do you do in the meantime?

Bill Popomaronis, from the NCPA which has been working with CMS to alleviate some confusion, sent me the following:

Healthcare reform: House reaches compromise

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Blue Dog Coalition, a group of fiscally conservative Democrats in the House, has reached a compromise with leaders in the House,  according to a story

Support grows for pharmacy exemptions

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Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Efforts to exempt community pharmacies from the fast-approaching accreditation and surety bond requirements gained momentum this week when three groups offered their support.

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