Pharmacy Waiting for Congress to Resolve Rx Pad Bills

Following an intense effort by the pharmacy industry, including Food Marketing Institute, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and National Community Pharmacists Association, Congress is moving forward with legislation that will delay implementation of a law that requires all Medicaid prescriptions to be written on tamper-resistant prescription paper.

WASHINGTON — Following an intense effort by the pharmacy industry, including Food Marketing Institute, National Association of Chain Drug Stores, and National Community Pharmacists Association, Congress is moving forward with legislation that will delay implementation of a law that requires all Medicaid prescriptions to be written on tamper-resistant prescription paper. Unless overriding legislation can be passed and signed by the President, the law will go into effect Monday, which all invol

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