Weekly Rx Roundup for July 17, 2023

Your weekly independent pharmacy news update

AAP is at RBC this week

The AAP is in Boston this week at RBC. Come meet with our team and get updates on the AAP Prime Vendor Agreement, ProfitAmp, AlignRx and more. Plus, relax and enjoy some fun with Virtual Reality, cornhole and a golf putting green!

New Jersey joins in the fight against PBMs

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy signed three bills to help make prescription drugs more affordable for New Jerseyans. The three bills will work together to cap certain out-of-pocket costs, establish greater oversight of Pharmacy Benefit Managers, and promote transparency across the pharmaceutical supply chain. Read more.

Birth control goes OTC

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Opill (norgestrel) tablet for nonprescription use to prevent pregnancy. Opill is the first daily oral contraceptive approved for use in the U.S. without a prescription. Approval of this progestin-only oral contraceptive pill provides consumers a choice to purchase oral contraceptives without a prescription at independent and community pharmacies.  Read more.

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