April issue includes: CARES Act Includes Changes Relevant to Managed Care Pharmacy, Substance Abuse Record Rules; HHS Authorizes Pharmacists to Order and Administer COVID19 Tests; AMCP Launches COVID19 Resource Center; AMCP Submits Comments on Proposed Medicare Advantage and Part D Rule; AMCP Comments to FDA and FTC on a Competitive Biosimilar Marketplace
June 2020 News & Views includes: ACHP/AMCP Survey Finds COVID-19 Has Shifted Consumer Behavior; Confidence in Pharmacies Remains High; AMCP Joins Peers in Promoting Patient Access to Rx Drugs; Cantrell Participates in PQA Fireside Chat to Describe how Managed Care Pharmacy Is Addressing the Pandemic; Univ. of California, San Francisco School of Pharmacy Wins AMCP Foundation’s 20th Annual P&T Competition; AMCP Foundation Awards Best Posters for Research on Opioid Use, Migraine Therapy, and Preterm Births; New AMCP Resource Focuses on Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease
On June 1, 2020, the FDA issued a RFI soliciting stakeholder input on the listing of patent information in the Orange Book, including on the types of patent currently listed and how changes to current patent listing practices may impact drug product development. Please send any feedback to email@example.com by August 14, 2020.
AMCP joined with national pharmacy stakeholder organizations in issuing a statement of commitment to advocate against racial injustice and all forms of discrimination and to work to eliminate the resulting inequities in patient care.