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Long-standing relationship continues to grow and benefit community pharmacists

Long-standing relationship continues to grow and benefit community pharmacists

The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) and the Office of Continuing Professional Education has maintained a partnership with Mutual Drug since the advent of Campbell’s pharmacy program in the late 1980s.

Mutual CPESN Awarded Practice Transformation Grant for Better Pharmacy Care in North Carolina

Mutual CPESN Awarded Practice Transformation Grant for Better Pharmacy Care in North Carolina

“Flip the Pharmacy”, a national practice transformation effort sponsored by the Community Pharmacy Foundation, has partnered with Mutual CPESN and Mutual Drug to bring innovative practices to community pharmacies throughout North Carolina.

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Protecting the pharmacies we trust: It’s time to hold pharmacy benefits managers accountable

Today, we find our pharmacies are under threat due to a variety of factors that require state legislative action to remedy, sooner rather than later. Otherwise, they could be forced to close their doors when they are needed to provide care and medications to their patients, often for less than the cost incurred to do so.

DIR Fees Affect Pharmacy

NACDS launches campaign urging DIR fee reform in drug pricing bill

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is using cable, broadcast and digital advertising to spread the message about the dire nature of direct and indirect remuneration, or DIR fees.
Pharmacy DIR fees have exploded by 45,000% from 2010 to 2017 and are inflating seniors’ out-of-pocket costs for prescription drugs and forcing pharmacies out of business, and must be addressed in drug-pricing legislation, the ads state.

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