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Nov

2021

PBMs enjoy the benefit of status quo in Congress’ swing-and-a-miss on reducing prescription drug costs

WASHINGTON, DC – Following the public release of the Build Back Better Act by the U.S. House of Representatives, the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) is disappointed that Congress did not include provisions to rein in the excessive pricing gymnastics played by massive pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) within Medicaid managed care and Medicare Part D programs.

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3

Nov

2021

Pharmacies prepare to make COVID vaccines available to their communities

The American Pharmacists Association is committed to working with pharmacy teams, public health and other stakeholders following the decision of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)  to recommend that children age 5 to 11 be vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Oct

2021

APhA Statement on Administration Plan to Vaccinate Children Age 5 to 11 Against COVID-19

The American Pharmacists Association supports the Biden administration’s efforts to implement a comprehensive plan to vaccinate children age 5 to 11 against COVID-19.

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8

Oct

2021

APhA joins pharmacy associations to offer condolences to families of pharmacist and two others killed in Maryland

The American Pharmacists Association joined the leaders and members of 16 other pharmacy organizations to extend its deepest condolences to the families of Brian and Kelly Robinette, of  Ellicott City, Md., and Rebecca Reynolds of Cumberland, Md. Police say Mr. Robinette, a community pharmacist, was killed by a sibling who was upset that Mr. Robinette was administering COVID-19 vaccines.

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6

Oct

2021

Pharmacy Organizations Launch Confidential Portal for Pharmacy Personnel to Report Their Experiences in the Workplace

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) and the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) today announced the launch of the first confidential reporting mechanism of its kind to collect anonymous reports from pharmacists, pharmacy technicians, and student pharmacists about their positive and negative experiences in the pharmacy workplace.

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