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De Soto Pharmacy in Canoga Park is closing, and with it its signature soda shop

A steady stream of customers poured into Jerry’s Soda Shoppe on a warm recent day. They wanted to get their last licks of ice cream and wallow in milkshakes and signature ice cream sodas before their favorite store in Canoga Park closes after 33 years in ...

Source: Los Angeles Daily News
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ohio Medicaid to end contracts with pharmacy middlemen

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Ohio's Department of Medicaid will end the state's contracts with pharmacy benefit managers which bill taxpayers more than they reimburse pharmacists for filling Medicaid patients' prescriptions. The department on Tuesday directed Ohio's ...

Source: The Plain Dealer
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ohio ends pharmacy middlemen contracts over ‘spread pricing’

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Ohio’s Department of Medicaid will end the state’s contracts with pharmacy benefit managers which bill taxpayers more than they reimburse pharmacists for filling Medicaid patients’ prescriptions. The department on Tuesday directed ...

Source: The Cincinnati Enquirer
Published: 15 Aug 2018

UnitedHealth to Spread in Pharmacy Business With Genoa Deal

Last week, UnitedHealth Group Inc. (UNH - Free Report) reached a tentative agreement to buy specialty pharmacy Genoa Health. This deal marks another insurer spreading its footprint in the pharmacy business. Insurers such as Aetna Inc. (AET - Free Report ...

Source: Zacks Investment Research
Published: 15 Aug 2018

UPDATE: Pharmacy middlemen could lose billions in Ohio Medicaid contracts

Ohio plans to overhaul the way it pays for prescriptions in the wake of mounting controversy over how private companies manage $2.5 billion in annual Medicaid drug spending. Ohio’s Medicaid plans are managed by private insurance companies and those ...

Source: Springfield News-Sun
Published: 15 Aug 2018

$100 Million Pharmacy Fraud

A group of Florida scammers who set up pharmacies to bilk the government and insurance companies ended up writing themselves a prescription for prison time. The eight men owned and/or operated several pharmacies and related businesses—known by names such ...

Source: Fbi.gov
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Ohio ending deals with pharmacy middlemen that cost taxpayers millions

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is changing the way it pays for prescription drugs, booting all pharmacy middlemen because they are using "spread pricing," a practice that has cost taxpayers hundreds of millions. Medicaid officials directed the state’s ...

Source: The Alliance Review
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Trellis Rx Hires Jerry Buller as Chief Pharmacy Officer and Brandon Newman as Vice President of Clinical Affairs

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Trellis Rx, a leading technology-enabled service provider focused on helping health systems change the way patients experience specialty medication therapy, announced it has hired Jerry Buller as Chief Pharmacy Officer and Brandon ...

Source: NewsOK
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Dougherty’s Pharmacy, Inc. Reports 2018 Second Quarter Earnings

August 14, 2018 17:47 ET | Source: Dougherty's Pharmacy, Inc. DALLAS, Aug. 14, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dougherty’s Pharmacy, Inc. (OTC QB: MYDP) (“Dougherty’s” or the “Company”) today announced its results for the second quarter of fiscal 2018.

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Wichita pharmacy owner indicted in prescription opioid case

WICHITA, Kan. (RELEASE) A Wichita pharmacist was indicted today on charges of unlawfully dispensing prescription opioids, U.S. Attorney Stephen McAllister said. Ebube Otuonye, 45, Bel Aire, Kan., pharmacist and owner of Neighborhood Pharmacy at 2251 E.

Source: KWCH
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Pharmacist fights back armed suspects attempting to rob his pharmacy

PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - "As soon as they came in I was ready to shoot," said Karemore Pharmacy owner Wasim Amir. Amir says he was willing and ready to do whatever it took to defend his store after two armed suspects attempted to rob the Princess Anne pharmacy ...

Source: WMDT
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ to Launch Educational Video Activity on the Opioid Epidemic

CRANBURY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 14, 2018--Pharmacy Times Continuing Education™ ( PT CE), a leader in continuing education for retail, health-system, managed care and specialty pharmacists, is developing an interdisciplinary educational video ...

Source: thedailytimes
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Red Bud pharmacy owner pleads guilty to federal healthcare fraud charges

A Red Bud pharmacist pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal healthcare fraud charges of collecting more than $630,000 in payments on false prescription medication claims. Steven P. Gibson, 29, is the owner of Gibson’s Discount Drugs in Red Bud. According to a ...

Source: BND
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Local, federal officials probe possible connections in area pharmacy robberies

Deputies in Clark County are working with other local jurisdictions and federal authorities after a man robbed a Rite Aid in Park Layne Tuesday, the latest in a string of pharmacy robberies in the area. Miami Valley law enforcement officers have ...

Source: WHIO
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Fruth Pharmacy donates to PVH program

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Fruth Pharmacy recently made a $5,000 donation to Pleasant Valley Hospital (PVH) for breast cancer screening programs that will benefit women in the Point Pleasant and surrounding communities. Each year, during October Breast ...

Source: Point Pleasant Register
Published: 15 Aug 2018

‘Harvey We Won’ ribbon cutting - CVS Pharmacy

Rockport-Fulton Chamber of Commerce Board Members, Bay Blazers, and staff were joined by guests recently to celebrate a ribbon cutting and grand re-opening for CVS Pharmacy. CVS Pharmacy, the retail division of CVS Health, is America’s leading retail ...

Source: The Rockport Pilot
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Chestnut Hill Pharmacy closes, sells business to Market Square Rite Aid

Chestnut Hill Pharmacy, which served as a smallbusiness alternative to nearby corporate locations, closed its doors suddenly last week. Mark Lawson, R.Ph., opened the pharmacy at 8030 Germantown Avenue in 2010. It changed ownership five years later, when ...

Source: Chestnut Hill Local Philadelphia PA
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Bissell Pharmacy Now Part Of State of Connecticut Employees 90 Day Prescription Program

Bissell Pharmacy Now Part Of State of Connecticut Employees 90 Day Prescription Program: Bissell Pharmacy has just announced that they are now part of the State of Connecticut Employees 90 Day Prescription Program. "We welcome back all those who had to use ...

Source: HamletHub
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Fergus Falls Thrifty White Pharmacy introduces new manager Alexia Hoefs

Fergus Falls’ Thrifty White hired new manager, Alexia Hoefs, to oversee the pharmacy starting late August at the Lincoln Avenue store. “I’m the pharmacy manager and a pharmacist, so I do day to day operations and manage the staff,” Hoef said.

Source: Fergus Falls Daily Journal
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Ohio firing pharmacy middlemen that cost taxpayers millions

The Ohio Department of Medicaid is firing pharmacy middlemen and putting an end to pricing practices that have cost taxpayers hundreds of millions. The Ohio Department of Medicaid is firing all pharmacy middleman because they use "spread pricing," putting ...

Source: The Columbus Dispatch
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Baptist Health pharmacy expands

Baptist Health Madisonville recently opened a retail outpatient pharmacy off the main lobby entrance on the second floor of the hospital. The pharmacy, which has been on campus serving employees and their families for years, has expanded to offer a larger ...

Source: The Messenger
Published: 15 Aug 2018

NCCC, UB sign articulation agreement to earn pharmacy degree

Niagara County Community College and the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have signed an articulation agreement that will provide students the opportunity to earn a doctor of pharmacy degree in a streamlined process with ...

Source: Wnypapers.com
Published: 15 Aug 2018

Walden, Burgess request federal merger review of Pharmacy Benefit Managers

U.S. Reps. Greg Walden (R-OR) and Michael Burgess (R-TX) want details about whether the mega-mergers among Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) has contributed to rising national drug prices for the more than 266 million Americans using PBM prescription drug ...

Source: riponadvance.com
Published: 14 Aug 2018

Galen Partners completes investment in SMP Pharmacy Solutions, a niche-focused, high-touch specialty pharmacy

STAMFORD, Conn., July 19, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Galen Partners, a healthcare-focused growth equity investment firm, announced today that it has completed a majority recapitalization of SMP Pharmacy Solutions. Headquartered in Miami, FL, SMP is a high ...

Source: GlobeNewswire
Published: 19 Jul 2018

CVS Pharmacy Prescription Delivery Now Available from All Locations Nationwide

Retailer is the first national drugstore chain to offer pharmacy and front store delivery from 9,800 locations nationwide as quickly as the next-day Same-day prescription delivery now available in New York City, Boston, Miami, Philadelphia, San Francisco ...

Source: Yahoo Finance
Published: 19 Jun 2018

Amazon Makes Big Foray Into Health Care With Purchase of Pharmacy Startup PillPack

Amazon.com Inc. agreed to buy the online pharmacy startup PillPack, jumping into the health-care business with a deal that will give the retail giant an immediate nationwide drug network. The move represents a formidable threat to pharmacy chains including ...

Source: Time
Published: 28 Jun 2018

Detroit Medical Center sells outpatient pharmacy business to Walgreens

The Detroit Medical Center has sold its retail and outpatient pharmacies to Walgreens Co. as part of a pharmacy reorganization. The deal encompasses seven specialty pharmacy sites and one mail-order service business, Crain's has learned. Terms were not ...

Source: Modern Healthcare
Published: 17 May 2018

New USA MCI specialty pharmacy

Cancer patients on certain therapies at USA Mitchell Cancer Institute will soon be able to get prescriptions filled at a new specialty pharmacy. The pharmacy will be one of two specialty pharmacies in Mobile and only eight in Alabama. It is scheduled to ...

Source: FOX10 News
Published: 26 Jun 2018