Forty-nine congressmen have called on U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to adopt a one-year transition period for states to implement the July 2014 average manufacturer price (AMP)-based federal upper limits (FULs) for Medicaid prescription drug reimbursement.
MinuteClinic has exceeded 20 million patient visits since opening the nation's first store-based clinic in 2000, parent company CVS Caremark Corp. announced.
Pharmaca Integrative Pharmacy is gearing up again for more rapid growth after adding just two stores since 2012.
Medicine Shoppe is concentrating on pharmacy performance this year after having one of its best years for new stores in 2013, according to John Fiacco, vice president of Medicine Shoppe and Medicap Pharmacies at Cardinal Health Inc.
The Pharmacy Technician Certification Board (PTCB) is including a new continuing education (CE) requirement for Certified Pharmacy Technicians (CPhTs) seeking recertification.
Walgreen Co. has broadened its travel health services, including immunizations and consultations with specially trained pharmacists who can help international travelers prepare for trips to India, China, Brazil, Aruba and Saudi Arabia and other destinations.
CVS Caremark Corp. has introduced Bill Pay at CVS/pharmacy, a bill payment service at its drug stores that helps customers manage their monthly health insurance premiums.
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