Content about Healthcare reform in the United States

March 21, 2010

Passage of the mammoth health-reform bill Sunday night by the U.S. House of Representatives is...

March 21, 2010

While calling it “not perfect,” an organization representing the country’s drug manufacturers called the healthcare-reform...

March 15, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association expressed support of the U.S. Department of Defense's efforts to...

March 9, 2010

Two organizations representing the drug retailing industry and the nation's independent pharmacies applauded the passage...

March 4, 2010

If Medicare Part D is to remain solvent in the future, then lawmakers may want...

March 4, 2010

A leading provider of pharmacy benefit management products and services announced that its informedRx PBM...

March 2, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association is urging the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services to...

March 1, 2010

The kinds of high-cost drugs commonly dispensed in specialty pharmacies accounted for 10% of the...

March 1, 2010

Two organizations catering to the drug retailing industry and the nation's independent pharmacies expressed strong...

February 25, 2010

For the second year in a row, Raleigh, N.C.-based Kerr Drug has earned high marks...

February 21, 2010

An organization representing the nation's independent pharmacies responded Monday to a new White House healthcare-reform...

February 18, 2010

Simply put, if you take a significant number of retail pharmacies out of the Medicaid...

February 17, 2010

In a letter to House speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and Senate majority leader Harry Reid,...

February 16, 2010

A substantial number of elderly people could lose access to medical supplies if a pared-down...

February 16, 2010

Representing the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Kerr Drug chairman, president and CEO Tony...

February 11, 2010

In an act of defiance against the Obama administration’s plan for healthcare reform, the Virginia...

February 9, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores lauded two bills that seek to increase federal...

February 1, 2010

A new Kaiser Family Foundation poll issued late last month found that Americans are divided...

January 31, 2010

With the defeat of Democrat Martha Coakley by Republican Scott Brown in the race to fill the seat of late Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, and the loss of the Democrats’ filibuster-proof majority in the Senate, the healthcare-reform bill stands on a knife’s edge. And how will pharmacies be reimbursed for dispensing generic drugs to Medicaid and Medicare patients if a health overhaul bill fails to pass? These topics, along with the issue of patent settlements vexing the branded and generic drug industries and a new GAO study showing that drug costs are soaring, are explored in depth in the latest installment of the ECRM Generics report.

January 28, 2010

Was the massive effort by the White House and congressional Democrats to overhaul the nation’s...

January 14, 2010

A recent report by the National Center for Policy Analysis, a nonprofit public policy research...

January 12, 2010

The National Community Pharmacists Association on Wednesday held a conference call in an attempt to...

January 10, 2010

A healthcare information technology company has launched a program to help physicians adopt electronic health...

January 10, 2010

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores promotes community pharmacy as “the face of neighborhood...

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