Before the U.S. Senate approved new compounding legislation, senators made statements clarifying for the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that the bill essentially preserves state board of pharmacy authority over the typical compounding work done by independent community pharmacies.
Archive for November, 2013
NCPA recently wrote to Congress to express its formal support for legislation that would help ensure Medicare receives the full benefits of a new policy to reduce medication waste by having pharmacies dispense smaller amounts of prescription drugs to long term care (LTC) residents.
By Kevin Schweers
The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has written to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy in opposition to a proposal eliminating the pharmacist-to-technician ratio requirement for retail/community pharmacies (licensed in Texas as “Class A” pharmacies). Continue reading ‘NCPA Cautions Texas Pharmacy Board against Scrapping Pharmacist-Technician Staffing Requirements’