• Jan 18, 2021
    The case, NCPA v. Azar, was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. In its complaint, NCPA argues that a rule allowing price concessions to be imposed on pharmacies long after the point of sale violates the language and intent of the Medicare Act.
  • Jan 18, 2021
    Griffith & Feil Drug is a family-owned pharmacy nestled in the small town of Kenova West Virginia and they are helping to set the pace on the vaccination rollout. Nearly 8% of the state's population has already received two doses of the vaccine according to federal data. This has been achieved by relying on local pharmacists like IPC member Griffith & Feil Drug.
  • Jan 14, 2021
    The Trump administration delivered new federal guidelines earlier this week to get coronavirus vaccinations moving faster. These new guidelines recommend opening up the process to those 65 and older, aiming to move doses out the door faster. This change will also include those with underlying health conditions.
  • Jan 07, 2021
    Walgreens plans to sell its pharmaceutical wholesale business for $6.5 billion in a cash and stock deal to AmerisourceBergen. Wholesalers like this purchase drugs from manufacturers and then distribute them to customers like drugstore chains, hospitals and doctor's offices.
  • Jan 07, 2021
    Earlier this week the Trump Administration announced plans to begin offering coronavirus shots in pharmacies. Within two weeks, Operation Warp Speed estimates 3,000 to 6,000 pharmacies could being administering the vaccine. This is according to a senior HHS official.
  • Jan 06, 2021
    Haven, a joint venture formed in 2018 by Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan will close down by the end of February, according to a company spokeswoman. The spokeswoman gave no reason for the end of the venture when the statement was released Monday.