The Dietary Supplements Act (H.R. 5214) would recognize dietary supplement purchases as qualified medical expenses, allowing them to be purchased using health savings accounts and flexible spending accounts.
NACDS has filed an amicus brief with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals supporting North Dakota's law regulating PBMs and pointing to recent precedent from the Supreme Court to inform the appeals court's ruling.
National Community Pharmacists Association CEO Doug Hoey, in a roundtable discussion with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra, focused on four major priorities for independent pharmacies.
As the keynote speaker of the first Business Program at the virtual 2021 NACDS Annual Meeting, Dr. Scott Gottlieb discussed the industry’s response to the pandemic and sized up what the future holds as vaccinations continue.
The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Area Enhancement Act would give Medicare patients in medically underserved communities access to critically needed primary health care services delivered by pharmacists.
The Hemp and Hemp-Derived CBD Consumer Protection and Market Protection Act would direct the Food and Drug Administration to outline a clear federal regulatory framework for hemp and hemp-derived products, promoting consumer safety.
The Supreme court ruled 8-0 that an Arkansas law prohibiting PBMs from reimbursing pharmacies at a lower rate than what the pharmacies pay to fill prescriptions is valid and not preempted by the federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.
NACDS said it would be offering an interactive exhibit booth and one-on-one meetings for the duration of the National Association of Medicaid Directors’ 2020 Virtual Conference: Together Towards the Future.