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 
Access and download contract templates—drafted by attorney and pharmacy law expert Jeffrey S. Baird, Esq.—and save time and money. Our library of sample agreements includes pharmacy services with LTC and ALFs, consultant pharmacists, medical directors, and several other topics vital to your LTC business. 

NEW! In-Service Presentation Templates 
You are often called on by your clients to provide education to nursing home staff in the form of in-services. To support you in providing quality training that improves patient care to nursing home staff, the NCPA LTC steering committee has provided a library of “grab-and-go” in-service presentations.

Frequently Asked Questions 
LTC operators answer the most commonly asked questions for those getting started in long-term care.

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 
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.

Business of Long-Term Care Workshop
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 
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 
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 
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 
Download the NCPA LTC Division's cost-to-dispense (CTD) research study for independent, closed-door LTC pharmacies.