Business Resources

NCPA LTC Division members can access numerous business resources to help them start or expand their LTC pharmacy businesses. Some of the resources listed below require your NCPA member ID and password to access the content.

Agreement Templates (login required)
Access and download contract templates—drafted by attorney and pharmacy law expert, Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq.—saving you both time and money. Our library of sample agreements include pharmacy services with LTC and ALFs, consultant pharmacists, medical directors, and several other topics vital to your LTC business.

The Evolving Role of the Alternate Site Pharmacist in Continuity of Care
Read from a Marketplace Experts column recently published in McKnight’s Long term Care News, for the full article, please click the link at the bottom of the page.

LTC Business Webinar Series (login required)
Download audiofiles and presentations from webinars on a host of LTC topics including e-prescribing, accountable care organizations, billing and reimbursement for short-cycle dispensing, and more.

High Performance Strategies for LTC Pharmacies will help you learn how your pharmacy can take advantage of long-term care’s expansion and profitably serve the LTC market.

In-Depth LTC Articles (login required)
Read articles from previous issues of America's Pharmacist magazine for a deep dive into the issues relating to running an LTC pharmacy business.

Starting an LTC Pharmacy (login required)
Access step-by-step guides on starting an LTC pharmacy, an SNF client, and an ALF client.

Senior-Friendly Pharmacy Services
Readily accessible senior care services and supplies encourage elder patients to patronize the pharmacy that allows them to age in place in their community. Learn more about implementing the right design and layout for your pharmacy to help your patients meet these needs.

Marketing and Sales for the Independent Pharmacist in LTC
The independent pharmacist must be a jack of all trades; proficient at operations, finance, human resources (especially his/her own), information technology and, of course, in pharmacy and therapeutics. Find the help you need!

Ask the Expert (login required)
Find the answers you're looking for! Pharmacy experts describe in detail numerous aspects of running an LTC pharmacy business, including eMAR adoption, remote dispensing, barcode scanning, marketing and sales, and technology.

Cost-to-Dispense Study for LTC (login required)
Download the NCPA LTC Division's cost-to-dispense (CTD) research study for independent, closed-door LTC pharmacies.