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5 Changes to the ACA That Could Impact Pharmacies

[fa icon="calendar'] Mon, Feb 6, 2017 / by Jenny Schell posted in Podcast, Affordable Care Act, Independent Pharmacy

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image_blog_5_aca_changes.pngCould the Affordable Care Act (ACA) be repealed and what would the benefits be for independent pharmacies? What issues do I need to be concerned about for my business? Are there points I should address  with members of Congress? What's going to happen to PBMs, DIR fees, Mandatory Mail Order, and Off-the-Shelf Orthotics?

Our in house "Pharmacy Compliance Guide," Jeff Hedges, CEO of R.J. Hedges & Associates, joined Pharmacy Podcast to answer the top questions independent pharmacy owners are asking about the impact of repealing the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

Listen below to the top 5 changes to the ACA that could impact independent pharmacies:

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The pharmacy owner’s approach to 2014’s Affordable Care Act

[fa icon="calendar'] Tue, Jan 21, 2014 / by Jeff Hedges posted in Pharmacy Development Services, Independent Pharmacy, Affordable Care Act, Business Ideas for Pharmacy Entrepreneur

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The Affordable Care Act became effective on January 1, 2014, leaving approximately 15 millionpeople who had health care insurance on December 31, 2013, with no health care plan on January 1, 2014. This creates an immediate situation for your pharmacy and unfortunately, you’ll likely be the first to encounter its effects.

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How the Affordable Healthcare Act Affects You

[fa icon="calendar'] Thu, Jun 28, 2012 / by Jenny Schell posted in Medicare Accreditation, Affordable Care Act

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describe the imageThe main provisions of the Affordable Healthcare Act have been up held.  The following is what Jeff has found as he has started reviewing the 193 page decision. Here is how the ruling will affect pharmacies and DME facilities:

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