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Nursing Home Overprescribing: Pharmacist Independence Requirement Should Start As Demo, APhA Says

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CMS’ proposal to reduce overprescribing in nursing homes draws cautiously favorable response from national pharmacist group, but long-term care pharmacy firm Omnicare argues the agency has not provided adequate justification for its plan.

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