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  • NCPDP Announces Opening Keynote Panel on "Politics, Policy and People" at its 2015 Annual Conference The imperative to improve healthcare quality and decrease costs has spurred countless Creative Collisions, companies aligning to provide new visions and models of patient-centered care. NCPDP’s opening keynote panel at its 2015 Annual Technology & Business Conference will discuss the various levers that can support or undermine the sustainability of these creative solutions to the healthcare crises. NCPDP’s keynote panel discussion, “Politics, Policy and People” on May 5, 2015, will examine the implications, strategies and opportunities for providers to improve healthcare delivery and health outcomes, and the role of the consumer as a powerful lever that remains largely untapped. Read more.
  • NCPDP Contracts with Bloomberg Government (BGOV) to Enhance Federal Policy Coverage for Rx Reconn Subscribers Now more than ever, NCPDP members need to be in the know about what is happening in our industry at the legislative level.  In 2014, NCPDP tracked 1,920 legislative bills and 967 regulations spanning 34 issue topics through RxReconn, NCPDP’s legislative and regulatory tracking tool.
    And there’s more. NCPDP has contracted with Bloomberg Government to enhance its coverage of federal policy issues for RxReconn subscribers.  Bloomberg Government (BGOV) is the “single, most comprehensive web-based information service for professionals who interact with, or are impacted by, the federal government.” RxReconn subscribers now have access to BGOV’s in-depth and comprehensive analysis of legislative and regulatory issues related to the industry.  Subscribers also have the exclusive advantage of receiving NCPDP’s Legislative and Regulatory News Update each and every week. 
    Watch for your final free sneak-peek of  NCPDP’s Legislative and Regulatory News Update to be delivered to your inbox on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 and see for yourself how RxReconn and its partnership with BGOV is keeping RxReconn subscribers “in the know.”
  • Congratulations to New Board Members! Congratulations to the new Board members and incumbents who have been elected to the NCPDP Board of Trustees by vote of the membership. Your new Board members are:
    • Sharon Gruttadauria, Director Industry Standards, CVS Health (Pink - Producer/Provider)
    • Laurie Littlecreek, Senior Director, Retail Network Operations, Express Scripts (re-elected) (Green - Payer/Processor)
    • Mara Mitchel, Senior Vice President, Strategic Operations, Magellan Rx Management (re-elected in a new catetgory) (Green - Payer/Processor)
    • Kay Morgan, Vice President Drug Products & Industry Standards, Elsevier (Yellow - Vendor/General Interest)
    • Perry Lewis, Vice President, Industry Relations, CoverMyMeds, LLC (Yellow - Vendor/General Interest) 
  • HHS announces proposed rules to support the path to nationwide interoperability Electronic Health Record Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria rules proposed
    The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) today announced the release of the Stage 3 notice of proposed rulemaking for the Medicare and Medicaid Electronic Health Records (EHRs) Incentive Programs and 2015 Edition Health IT Certification Criteria to improve the way electronic health information is shared and ultimately improve the way care is delivered and experienced. Read more.
  • Attend the 2015 Foundation Pour and Silent Auction There's something for everyone at the 2015 Third Annual Foundation Pour and Silent Auction! The Pour takes place on Tuesday, May 5, 2015, 6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the Westin Kierland Resort & Spa during NCPDP's Annual Technology & Business Conference. Indulge in the company of our growing NCPDP membership as you enjoy the culinary pleasure of food and wine and take the opportunity to bid on Silent Auction items to benefit the NCPDP Foundation's research and education projects.

    Support the work of the Foundation by making a reservation to attend the Foundation Pour or donating an item for the Silent Auction. If you want to make an outright donation, click on the Donate Now button in the Foundation website.
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