Pharmacy Organizations Request Flexibility on Hand Sanitizer Compounding

NASPA, along with the Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding, the American Pharmacists Association, and the National Community Pharmacists Association, sent a letter to the FDA this morning requesting clarification and flexibility related to compounding hand sanitizers and anticipating additional health emergency needs. “Our organizations welcome the opportunity to meet with FDA for regular productive and proactive […]

Pharmacy Groups Submit Comments to FDA Regarding Prescription Drug Importation

NASPA, in collaboration with other national pharmacy groups, submitted comments opposing the FDA’s proposed rule allowing wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada.  The joint comment letter from NASPA and other national pharmacy organizations, including the American Pharmacists Association, National Community Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy, ASHP, and […]

Pharmacy Groups Urge “Fundamental Reshaping” of Healthcare Vertical Merger Policy

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The Alliance for Pharmacy Compounding, American Pharmacists Association, American Society of Consultant Pharmacists, National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, and National Community Pharmacists Association collectively urged “reinvigorated and reimagined antitrust enforcement policy” in joint comments submitted today to the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice Antitrust Division. […]

Pharmacy Groups Unite to Fight PBMs in Landmark Supreme Court Case

Alexandria, VA (February 21, 2020) – The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association (APA), along with the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA), announced today they will file an amicus curiae brief with the Supreme Court of the United States in support of a […]

NASPA and Upsher-Smith Honor 44 Pharmacists

The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations, Upsher-Smith Laboratories, LLC, and the state pharmacy associations are proud to honor the 44 pharmacists selected as Excellence in Innovation award winners in 2019.  All 40 winners, recognized for their outstanding contributions to the pharmacy profession, can be seen on the press release. “The National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations […]

National and State Associations Submit Joint Comments to CMS on Scope of Practice

Last Friday, 47 state pharmacy associations and NASPA joined several national associations and state health-system pharmacy societies in submitting comments regarding the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ request for input on Executive Order #13890, “Protecting and Improving Medicare for our Nation’s Seniors.” The signing organizations requested CMS include the following changes in agency regulations, […]