• Apr 23, 2021
    Several important PBM reforms are before the Texas State Senate. Time is of the essence! Ask your state senator to vote yes on Senate Bill 2195. After testimony by Texas Pharmacy Association members on Wednesday, the Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted unanimously to advance this PBM reform bill.
  • Apr 21, 2021
    A Pennsylvania Independent Pharmacy coalition, including The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association, the IPC Government Relations Team and other organizations, have achieved success in getting the Pennsylvania State DOH to include your independent pharmacy in the PA State COVID-19 vaccine distribution program since you are located in a medically underserved area of PA.
  • Apr 01, 2021
    IPC worked closely with PSSNY and the Fix Rx coalition to successfully have the state budget mandate a return of Medicaid Prescription to fee for service rates in 2021. As the New York Legislature works to enact a health-related state budget sometime over the next week, the multi-billion-dollar PBM and MCO’s are working feverishly to undo this needed reform.
  • Mar 02, 2021
    A recent article from Pharmacy Today highlights how pharmacists in different states are paid for services based on the degree to which they are recognized as providers. Read the full article to see how things are going in Washington, Iowa, Tennessee, Colorado, Ohio, North Dakota, California, and New Mexico.
  • Jan 29, 2021
    North Shore Pharmacy in Shorewood, WI, has reinvented itself since the new owners purchased the store in March of 2020. The store has been effective in its effort to deliver several hundred doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. Owner Kyle Beyer said that they have been able to be flexible and adapt quickly to meet the needs of their community.
  • Jan 29, 2021
    As a follow-up to our notice last week on the Michigan Medicaid managed care prescription program reforms to end PBM spread pricing abuses that IPC and AAPA worked on jointly to see enacted, the state mandated transparent, cost basis reimbursement to pharmacies is set to start Monday.