Press Releases


Break up PBM oligopolies, APhA tells FTC

WASHINGTON, DC— Vertically merged pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) use their highly concentrated market power to dominate, deceive, and maybe even defraud, American Pharmacists Association (APhA) CEO and Executive Vice President Scott Knoer told Federal Trade Commission (FTC) leaders at a roundtable today.

APhA statement on HHS Secretary’s drug pricing plan

WASHINGTON, DC—The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) made the following statement on the comprehensive plan to lower drug prices that U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra released today. 

AMA, APhA, ASHP Call for Immediate End to Prescribing, Dispensing, and Use of Ivermectin to Prevent or Treat COVID-19 Outside Clinical Trials

WASHINGTON, DC –  The American Medical Association (AMA), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) strongly oppose the ordering, prescribing, or dispensing of ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19 outside of a clinical trial.

APhA deplores the intimidation of pharmacy personnel in Missouri

The American Pharmacists Association deplores the intimidation and verbal assaults directed toward pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other pharmacy personnel earlier this week at a pharmacy in Springfield, Mo.

APhA Urges COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for All Health Workers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) today joined more than 50 other health care organizations to urge all health care employers to require their employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19.