Join more than 2,000 independent pharmacies and learn why AAP is a better way to compete in today’s marketplace.
With an AAP Membership, you’ll receive these benefits:
Annual Patronage Dividends
Millions in board-declared Annual Patronage Dividends are returned to our Members each year.
Exclusive to AAP, ProfitAmp offers an easy-to-use dashboard and data analytics tools to both increase your profit and enhance patient care.
Associated Pharmacies, Inc. (API)
Associated Pharmacies, Inc. (API) is AAP’s distribution warehouse offering Brand Rx, Generic Rx and OTCs at competitive prices and substantial rebates. AAP Members also receive a yearly Generic Loyalty Rebate calculated as a percentage of gross Generic Rx purchases from API. Determined by the AAP Board of Directors, the GLR is awarded to qualifying accounts OVER AND ABOVE ALL OTHER EARNED REBATES.
Preferred Partner Programs
AAP Membership brings an extensive network of nearly 50 Preferred Partners offering discounted services and products to support operations, profitability and patient care in their pharmacies.
Simplified Purchasing Agreements
On behalf of its Members, AAP negotiates and manages major agreements, including the Prime Vendor Agreement with a national wholesaler, empowering you with discounts like the high-volume chain pharmacies.
Member Networking Opportunities
More than 2,000 members strong, AAP Members enjoy an abundance of shared industry expertise and opportunities to network with peers throughout the year.
Store-Specific Purchasing Analysis
Get a store-specific purchasing analysis from our team of experts to optimize your buying strategy and profit margin.
Earn CEs and take your knowledge to the next level by participating in webinars and CE sessions, shared regularly through our Members-only Facebook group and weekly newsletters.
No Long-Term Vendor Contracts
Get competitive prices, high-volume buying power and access to innovative products and services… all with no long-term vendor contracts.
Free OTC Plan-O-Grams
Optimize your retail space with access to FREE OTC Retail Plan-O-Grams, developed from comprehensive sources of retail data, including Point-of-Sale (POS) data from independent pharmacies.
Quickly adapt to changing market forces with our flexible purchasing options between our prime vendor and AAP’s independent warehouse, API. This is designed to help you easily adhere to compliance requirements while enjoying buying agility.
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What our Members are saying about AAP:
“Do your homework- we’ve done it all and tried it all- this really is the best route and I believe it really works. Honesty and credibility are important, and I feel like they have my back.”
– Ray Dinno, Keyes Pharmacy
“Being a member of AAP has brought in a greater revenue stream because of the deeply discounted generics. In the last three years we’ve seen a huge increase in revenue, and our rebates continue to increase.”
– Matt Epling, Jonesborough Medicine Shoppe
“Frankly, you can’t maintain proper cost of goods or buying situation on a wholesale or direct deal anymore – you have to be in a buying group…AAP is the simplest and most cost effective in the industry…”
– Jeff Hetrick, McDonald Pharmacy