PEOPLE TRUST PHARMACIES FOR ANSWERS IN TIMES OF NEED.
Explore pharmacy’s engagement on issues ranging from healthcare quality, affordability and access …
to solving the opioid abuse epidemic.
PATIENT – FOCUS
Pharmacies’ favorability is extra-strong among those using their services often, and under-served communities.
In a national survey, 69% said pharmacists provide credible advice for saving money on prescription drugs
Since 2003, becoming a pharmacist means earning a doctorate degree in pharmacy.
NACDS training is boosting access to newer pharmacist-provided services, like testing for and treating flu and strep
Pharmacies’ role as the face of neighborhood healthcare leads to trusted solutions on pressing health and wellness issues.
NACDS Members Engage with Legislators on Healthcare Solutions
Percentage of states and Congressional Districts in which NACDS member companies operate pharmacies
Percentage of Congressional offices reached in-person during 2019 Capitol Hill event
NACDS emphasizes the importance of each individual pharmacy advocate’s outreach to legislators
Number of Congressional pharmacy tours and other events “back home” hosted by NACDS members over the past decade
Learn more about the Patient Access to Pharmacists’ Care Coalition, of which NACDS is a founding member and a member of the Steering Committee. The Coalition strongly backs Medicare beneficiary access to, and payment for, Medicare Part B services by state-licensed pharmacists, which can help improve vital access to pharmacist-provided patient care for seniors in your community.
Learn more about the American Disease Prevention Coalition, of which NACDS is a founding member of the Steering Committee. The Coalition works to improve state laws to allow qualified pharmacists to deliver vaccines on the following lists: the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Recommended Immunization Schedule, the CDC’s Health Information for International Travel, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Vaccines Licensed for Use in the United States.