Month: March 2014

View Demo of HDSVerify

To help facilitate training for pharmacies please go to the Vendor Directory and check out the link for HDSVerify’s demo under the section “DEA, NPI & State License Verification”.  Remember, this is a free service to Keystone members.  Please call

Pharmacists Blame Patient Fears on DEA

March 12th, 2014 by Pat Anson, Editor Pharmacists and patient advocates say the results of a survey by the National Pain Foundation show that a crackdown on prescription painkillers by the Drug Enforcement Administration is causing fear and confusion in

CVS Being Investigated After 37,000 Pain Pills Go Missing

By Chris Morran March 11, 2014 The shelves of pharmacies are full of pills, tablets, capsules, and liquids that are worth a lot of money, especially to addicts. So when more than 37,000 prescription pain pills vanish from handful of

Provider Status Bill Focuses on Underserved, Earns NACDS’ Backing

Bipartisan House bill seeking to designate pharmacists as healthcare providers in Medicare leverages pharmacists’ education and training Arlington, Va. – Bipartisan legislation was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives today that would designate pharmacists as healthcare providers under the