Community Pharmacists Swamped By Workforce Crisis, Inflation

By Bridget Early / August 12, 2022 at 12:24 PM
More than three out of four community pharmacists are swamped by a staffing shortage they say is worsened by inflation and causing them to struggle to maintain their businesses, according to a new survey from the National Community Pharmacists Association. “Unlike most other small businesses, which can pass on higher costs to consumers in the form of higher prices, pharmacies can’t raise prices on medicines because health insurance companies dictate the pricing,” NCPA said in a statement on the new...

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