U.S. Community Connection eNewsletter
April 2021

Beyond COVID: Jump Starting Other Vaccines and Revenue
COVID-19 has dominated vaccine discussions this year, but other immunizations remain important—and more neglected than ever during this health emergency. For pharmacists, all the focus on getting one vaccine provides an opportunity to discuss the importance of others that patients and their children likely missed in 2020 and early 2021—and to boost their revenue. Read more.

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NCPA Files Suit Over DIR Fees
After years of increasing direct and indirect remuneration (DIR) clawbacks and efforts to protect community pharmacists through legislation and regulatory fixes, the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) has taken legal action to ensure independent pharmacists can survive. Read on to learn more about the lawsuit.

Testing Partnerships Can Help Minimize a Fourth Wave
More than 13 months into the pandemic, most Americans are done with COVID-19, but the disease is clearly not done with us. Infection rates have risen steadily for a month, even as many health departments and individuals have turned their attention from testing to vaccination. Testing remains critical to control—and pharmacists play an ever-more important role as we battle this fourth wave, which is hitting children and adolescents especially hard. Read more.role.

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