WV pharmacies hailed by NACDS for role in care

Substance use disorder (SUD) treatment could benefit from pharmacists' accessibility and expertise, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) recently wrote in detailed letter to 15 Medicaid program directors. NACDS also called for action on policy recommendations designed to help [Read more...]

WVPA Update: December 21

The spreading legalization of marijuana bodes ill for the sleep industry. Many folks in states where pot is legal are turning to it not to get high, but to combat insomnia. Colorado offers a revealing test case. Sales of insomnia drugs, which had been growing, plummeted in 2014, when the state [Read more...]

WVPA: December 11

United Health Group's OptumRx plans to acquire Diplomat Pharmacy, a specialty drug company that treats cancer patients and others with complex medical conditions. Specialty drugs are becoming big business for pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). State and local governments across the country [Read more...]