• Oct 26, 2015
    Medicare beneficiaries should to be reviewing their 2016 Medicare Part D plan choices now as the Open Enrollment Period (OEP) for beneficiaries runs from October 15 to December 7, 2015. NCPA has created resources to prepare and help you in assisting your patients.
  • Oct 26, 2015
    Beginning November 1, 2015, DSCSA requires dispensers to track and receive lot-level documentation on every product they purchase and this transactional product documentation must be retained for six years. The original enforcement date was July 1, 2015.
  • Aug 12, 2015
    The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the bidding timeline for Round 1 2017 of the Medicare Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Competitive Bidding Program.
  • Jun 30, 2015
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) does not intend to take action against dispensers who, prior to November 1, 2015, accept ownership of product without receiving the product tracing information.
  • Jun 19, 2015
    The Drug Supply Chain Security Act (DSCSA), which is Title II of the Drug Quality and Security Act (DQSA), mandates a full supply chain traceability system from pharmaceutical manufacturer to pharmacy dispenser for prescription drugs being distributed in the United States. Beginning July 1, 2015, DSCSA requires dispensers to track receive lot-level documentation on every product they purchase, including: 1. Transaction History (TH); 2. Transaction Information (TI); and, 3. Transaction Statement (TS). This information will be supplied by drug wholesalers and manufacturers. You must retain transactional product documentation for six years.
  • May 26, 2015
    Beginning July 1, 2015, DSCSA requires dispensers to track receive lot-level documentation on every product they purchase, including: 1. Transaction History (TH); 2. Transaction Information (TI); and, 3. Transaction Statement (TS). This information will be supplied by drug wholesalers and manufacturers. You must retain transactional product documentation for six years.