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Pharmacies seek extension of law allowing expanded care, liability protection

Posted On: Sep. 28, 2022 10:02 AM CST

A pharmacy trade group has sent a letter to the White House urging the administration to retain COVID-19 emergency provisions under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act for a couple more years, Healthcare Finance reports. In the letter, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores said the provisions should remain in place until at least October 2024, as the Act provides liability protections to pharmacists and technicians providing expanded primary care services.