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Category: NCPA

If You Are Ever Late Filing for Your CE, This New ACPE Policy Will Affect You

Jan 8, 2018 Tags: NCPA

Starting in 2018, there will be a charge of $200 from ACPE for filing for CE after the 60-day submission deadline. NCPA has established "free pass" filing periods for March, August, and December of 2018 where your overdue activities can still be filed at no charge. Please contact Sue Hagler at sue.hagler@ncpanet.org with any questions and activities you need submitted. Have the following information ready: e-Profile ID, DOB (MMDD), and ACPE UAN for each activity.

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NCPA Launches Any Willing Pharmacy Campaign During August Congressional Recess

Aug 20, 2014 Tags: Medicare, NCPA

The National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) announced today a nationwide campaign to let Congress know the importance of giving Medicare beneficiaries better access to the pharmacy of their choice and letting community pharmacies in medically underserved areas have the opportunity to participate as "preferred" pharmacies in Medicare drug plans.

"The Medicare pharmacy choice proposal, H.R. 4577, is popular with voters, supported by key consumer advocates and has strong, bipartisan backing from dozens of cosponsors," said NCPA CEO B. Douglas Hoey, RPh, MBA. "But pharmacy choice supporters need to educate more members of Congress and ask them to cosponsor H.R. 4577. They should ask their senators to introduce 'any willing pharmacy' legislation in the Senate. The August congressional recess is the ideal time for pharmacists and other supporters to engage their elected representatives, and these tools and resources that NCPA has provided make it easy."

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